Orville Jones

Obituary of Orville Eugene Jones

Orville Eugene Jones, 83, of The Villages, Florida passed away June 25, 2021 at Residence The Villages, Florida. He was born on November 8, 1938 in Pittsburg, Kansas to Lawrence and Floy (Curtis) Jones.

Orville (Gene) Jones passed away on June 25, 2021 after a long battle with lung cancer. He was born in Pittsburg, Kansas on November 8, 1938 and was preceded in death by his parents, Lawrence and Floy (Curtis) Jones, half-brother Harley Crowder and half-sister Faye Harthum. Gene is survived by his loving wife, Virginia (Ginny) of 46 years and two daughters, Susy (husband David) Fogle of Rockport, TX and Jacqueline Seddon of Houston, TX. He was the proud grandfather of 5 grandsons and 7 great grandchildren. Gene served in the U.S. Marine Corps for 11 years and enjoyed a career with KLM Royal Dutch Airlines for 29 years. He was a graduate of Fairfield University in Fairfield, CT. Gene and Ginny moved to The Villages from Punta Gorda, FL in 2012. He was a member of the Red Sox Nation and enjoyed many of their activities. He also enjoyed cooking, boating, fishing, golf, and travelling.

Arrangements entrusted to Hiers-Baxley Funeral Services-Belleview 352-245-2424.  Sentiments may be left online at www.hiers-baxley.com. 

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