Charles D. Jones, 93, of Newark, formerly of Harbor Hills, died suddenly on Friday, Jan. 29, 2010 1916 in Athens, Ohio to “Harry” and Myrtle Jones.
He was co-founder and president of Structurlite, Inc. in Hebron, and was a former member of the Hebron United Methodist Church, Masonic Lodge Hebron #116 as well as the Harbor Hills Country Club, Moundbuilders Country Club and past president of the International Society of Plastics Industries. He enjoyed traveling and loved to fish.
He had resided in Naples, Florida for many years following retirement. While retired, he volunteered with the Senior corps of Retired Executives.
He is survived by his loving family which includes his children, Barbara Hupp of Thornville, Charles (Martha) Jones of Lexington, KY., William (Jane) Hebron, David (Linda) of Columbus, Ann (Chris) Swisher of Bloomington, IL., and Katherine (Roderick) Wells of Jacksonville, FL.; his sister, J. Marjorie Jones of New York City; his 14 grandchildren; and his 13 great-grandchildren.
In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his wife, Geraldine W. Jones on June 8, 2009; his brother, Nelson; and two sisters, Helen Griffith and Janice Stebelski.
A service celebrating his life was held on Feb. 3 in the Hoskinson Funeral Home, Kirkersville, Pastor Steve Brown as celebrant. Burial was in Fairmount Cemetery near Jacksontown.
Memorials may be directed to the Dawes Arboretum, 7700 Jacksontown Rd. SW, Newark Ohio, 43056.