David W. Jones

Published Oct 5, 2018 at 4:00pm

David Willis Jones, 73, of Rome died Tuesday, October 2, 2018. He was born April 1, 1945 in Utica, NY the son of Willis Jenkins and Helen Jamerson Jones. He graduated from Westmoreland Central School in 1964.

Dave served in the Navy during Vietnam. He retired from Griffiss Air Force Base as a welder then he was employed at Jack Baileys Stable. He was a member of Fort Stanwix Men’s Club and served on the Board of Directors for the Boonville Oneida County Fair and was superintendent of the track for horse racing. Dave was past member of Verona VFW.

He is survived by a daughter, Judy Simmons of Forest City, NC; a son, David W. Jones, Jr. of Erie, PA; one sister, Betty Reid of Astor, FL; a brother, William J. Jones of Sandy Creek; and several nieces and nephews.

Funeral services will be held Monday at 6 p.m. at Prince-Boyd & Hyatt Home for Funerals, Inc., 210 W. Court St., Rome. Interment will be in Westmoreland Union Cemetery. Relatives and friends may call at the Home for Funerals Monday from 4 to 6 p.m. Memorial contributions may be made to DV Farm, 14 Whitney Stage Road, Gilsum, NH 03448

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