Byron Paul Jones Jr.
4 April, 1938 – 18 March, 2020
Celebrating the Life of Byron “Barney” Jones, Jr.
Born on April 4th, 1938 in Canton, Ohio, where he lived until High School.
His parents were Byron P. Jones, Sr. & Lynne E. Mangold and he was the 3rd of 3 children. He attended Ballston Spa Central School in New York. After graduation and military service, he began a career as a Real Estate Broker. He retired in 1998 after serving for 35 years. He served in the US Air force from 1957-1962. His job in the Air Forced was to fuel airplanes. He attained the rank of A1C After retirement they were involved in church activities and enjoying their grandchildren. He lived in Rocklin, Ca. He was married to Sally Lou Colvard on August 31, 1963 in Marysville, California. He was a member of Valley Springs Presbyterian Church in Roseville, Ca. Special friend Andy McWhitter and Barney met every Tuesday for coffee. They had great conversations! He opened his own real estate business in the eighties. But his most important event was marrying the love of his life. Five words that would describe him: humorous, dedicated, joker, hard-working and loving. In their younger years, there were family camping trips to Yosemite several times a year that were enjoyed as favorite hobbies. He also loved playing BINGO. He asked everyone, even strangers, and all the time: “Do you know the way to San Jose?” (By Dionne Warwick) He is survived by his wife of 56 years, Sally Jones, daughters Joyce Belche (Joe Belche) and Kimberly Wells (Kevin Wells), grandchildren: Jeremy Wells, Tyler Wells, Jessica Belche, Rebecca Belche, Alicia Belche, Brooke Belche, great grandchildren: Caleb Wells, Joseph Snider, Zachary Wells, Sierra Williams, Elijah Wells, Remington Wells, Levi Wells, and Ethan Williams.
No public services are scheduled at this time. Receive a notification when services are updated.
Byron Paul Jones Jr.
25 March 2020
I remember going to Carl's Jr. With Grandpa and shooting the milkshake straws to stick on the restaurant ceiling. And dipping fries in the shake. Love you Grandpa.