Ronald J. Jones

April 27, 1932 - Jan. 10, 2018

Ronald J. Jones, 85, Altoona, passed away Wednesday at Hollidays-burg Veterans Home after an extended illness.

He was born in Altoona, son of the late William and Florene (Folmar) Jones. On Aug. 27, 1960, he married Pauline Howard in Altoona, and she preceded him in death on Feb. 18, 2004.

Surviving are a daughter, Kim Erb and husband, Richard; four sons: Ronald Jones Jr. and wife, Mary, David A. Howard and wife, Linda, Lee A. Jones and wife, Jean, and Scott W. Jones and wife, Michele; six grandchildren; three great-grandchildren; and a sister, Donna Burkholder.

He was preceded in death by several brothers and sisters.

Ron served in the U.S. Army during the Korean War, earning the rank of SPEC-4. He was an auto-body repairman for many years, and he was employed at Vince’s Auto-Body and later with his son’s business, Jones Auto-Body.

At the request of the deceased, there will be no public viewing. A memorial service will be held at the convenience of the family. Interment will be held at Carson Valley Cemetery. Arrangements are by Anthony P. Scaglione Funeral Home, 1908 Seventh Ave., Altoona.