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Gary Edwin Jones

October 21, 1943 ~ August 17, 2020 (age 76)

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Gary E. Jones, age 76, of Wintersville, died Monday, August 17, 2020 at Sienna Skilled.  He was a 1962 graduate of Steubenville High School.  He served in the Army National Guard.  Gary was a Tool and Die Maker and Machinist; retiring from Arcelor Mittal (Weirton Steel).  In retirement he found much enjoyment in sailing on Atwood Lake, first on “Liquid Asset” and later on “Top Shelf”.  Gary was a member of Atwood Yacht Club, where he was formerly an active volunteer in Junior Sailing, member of the Sailing Fleet, and served as a Trustee.  He was also a member of the Sailing Buckeyes Yacht Club.  Gary could fix anything and would help anyone.  He is preceded in death by an infant son, Gary; parents, Sue and Frank Jones; and brother, Clayton Jones.  He is survived by his wife of 54 years, Barbara “Bobbie” Jones; son, Matt (Beverly) Jones of Columbus, OH; sister, Carolyn (Ray) Fournier of Miamisburg, OH;  sisters-in-law, Judy Jones of Wintersville and Ginger (Bob) Vernon of Roanoke, VA; other relatives and many friends.  Friends will be received from 3-6:00 p.m. Friday, August 21, 2020 at Dunlope-Shorac Funeral Home, 215 Fernwood Road, Wintersville, OH, where a funeral service will be held at 6:00 p.m. Friday.  Please wear a mask and observe social distancing.  In lieu of flowers, those who wish may make contributions to MWCD Junior Sailing, Attn: Karen Miller, 1319 3rd St. NW, New Philadelphia, OH 44663. 

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