LeRoy J. Jones Sr.

LeRoy J. Jones Sr., 97, a resident of Chambers Pointe, passed away the afternoon of Sunday, Sept. 26, 2021.

He was born on June 28, 1924, in Shippensburg, a son of the late Jesse F. and Leora M. (Booz) Jones.

LeRoy retired in 1986 from SKF Industries as a tool and die maker. He was a member of Messiah United Methodist Church, where he was a past Lay Visitor, Lay Leader, was involved in the Men’s Bible Study Class, and many other church committees. LeRoy was very handy and could fix just about anything. He also loved taking care of his lawn and golfing.

He is survived by his daughter, Deborah C. (Alan) Rhinehart; one son, LeRoy J. Jones Jr.; eight grandchildren, Kristoffer Rhinehart, Justin Rhinehart, Scott Rhinehart, Kathryn Ott, Rebekah Stringham, Timothy Jones, Emily Drudul and Andrew Jones; 16 great-grandchildren; two siblings, John W. Jones and Ethel L. Palmer; and many nieces and nephews.

In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his wife, Frances E. (Neff) Jones, who passed away on Aug. 28, 2018. Also preceding him in death are three sisters, M. Louise (Piper) Karper, Beatrice Waggoner and Bernita Bistline; and one brother, Chester B. Jones.

Funeral services will be held at 2 p.m. Sunday, Oct. 3, 2021, in the Messiah United Methodist Church. The Rev. Dr. Francis H. Norton will officiate. Burial will follow in the Spring Hill Cemetery.

A viewing will be held from 6 until 8 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 2, 2021, in the Fogelsanger-Bricker Funeral Home & Crematorium Inc. There will also be a half hour visitation in the church from 1:30 p.m. until the time of the service Sunday.

For those in attendance, masks are recommended, but not required.

Memorial contributions may be made to Messiah United Methodist Church, 30 S. Penn St., Shippensburg, Pa. 17257.

Online condolences may be expressed at: www.fogelsanger-brickerfuneralhome.com.

 

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