Ralph Jones Sr., 84, of Jefferson, passed away on April 22 in Coopers Mills.
He was born on July 14, 1931 in Union, the son of Lyman Jones and Minnie Lermond Jones. Ralph grew up in Union and attended Union area schools. He married Pauline “Polly” Jones in 1952 in Union.
Ralph was a truck driver for many years and retired from Martin Marietta. He also drove truck for B & R Trucking, Grevis Payson, Pen Bay Transport, Milton Clark and Maurice Turner. He held many safe driving awards while working for Martin Marietta.
Ralph and Polly vacationed in Florida for many winters. They enjoyed spending time with good friends, Rodney and Marion Norwood, playing cards.
Ralph is predeceased by his parents; his wife of 63 years, Pauline “Polly” Jones; and brothers, Carl Jones and Arthur Jones.
He is survived by son, Ralph Jones Jr. of Jefferson; daughter-in-law, Vickey Jones of Jefferson; granddaughter, Kristina Jones Barahona of Miami, Fla.; grandson, Kristopher Jones of Great Falls, Mont.; great-grandson, Logan Jones of Thomaston; and great-granddaughter, Emma Grace Barahona of Miami, Fla.
At Ralph’s request there will be no visiting hours. A graveside service to celebrate Ralph’s life is to be held at 10 a.m., Sat., April 30 at the East Union Cemetery in Union.
Friends are invited to share their memories, photos, stories with the Jones family by visiting their Book of Memory page at www.hallfuneralhomes.com.
Arrangements are entrusted to Hall Funeral Home, 949 Main St., Waldoboro.