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William Edward Jones

November 17, 1939 ~ February 12, 2020 (age 80)


William Edward Jones, 80, of Columbia passed away on Wednesday, February 12, 2020

Celebration of Life visitation will be held from 3:00-5:00 p.m., Sunday, February 16th at Bach-Yager Funeral Chapel.   

William was born on November 17, 1939 in Harrisburg, the son of Robert Earl and Audrey Hope Reeves Jones, who preceded him in death.  He was one of eleven children.  In 1957, he married Carol Coleman in Columbia and she preceded him in death.  He served in the U. S. Army from 1959 to 1961.  He retired after 25 years as a firefighter with the Columbia Fire Department, Station 2.

William was survived by his children, William C. Jones (Robin) of Columbia, Billy Jones, III of Harrisburg and Karen Jones of Harrisburg; three grandchildren and 4 great grandchildren.

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February 16, 2020

3:00 PM to 5:00 PM
Bach - Yager Funeral Chapel

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