Paul Dennis Jones

May 5, 1944April 12, 2018

Paul was born May 5, 1944, and passed away on April 12, 2018. He was 73 years old. Paul was a long-time auto wholesaler and auto dealer in the Fresno area and owner of Paul's Auto Sales on Abby Street for many years. Throughout his life, Paul loved camping at Wishon and Courtright lakes as well as fishing at Hensley, Pine Flat, and Shaver lakes. During his golfing years Paul played many rounds at Fig Garden, Belmont and Sherwood Forest golf courses.

Paul is survived by sons, Dennis and his wife Lorraine of Clovis and Matt and his wife Gina of Fresno; grandchildren, Zachary and Alex of Clovis, Ian, Trevin, Brynna and Keira of Fresno; and his sister Loveeta Youngberg of Salt Lake City.

In keeping with Paul's wishes, no public services are being held but the family will celebrate his life privately. The next time you are fishing or golfing in the area, remember the times (and beers) you may have shared with Paul and smile.

In lieu of flowers or remembrances, consider making a donation to the American Cancer Society.


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Sherrie Bingham

April 20, 2018

Paul Dennis was the special baby brother to his seven older siblings. He had a unique relationship with each one-Kenneth, Loveeta, Wanda, Varonna, Carlis, Shirley and Glenda. He was kind and generous. Even though he was a man of few words, he was very proud of his sons and their families. You gave him the love and care he needed at the end of his life. We know he was grateful. We send our love and sympathy.

Loveeta, Sherrie, Louis and Robin

Terri Negrette

April 19, 2018

Uncle Paul Dennis was blessed with a family that would do anything for him and each other. He was always handsome with his black wavy hair and quick wit. We loved it when he moved to Salt Lake and we got to be close to our little cousins Dennis and Matt. What fine men they have come to be.
We look forward to a better future when suffering and death will be a thing of the past.
With love and sympathy to the Jones family.

Dennis Jones

April 18, 2018

Just a little over a week ago I reminded dad of a time many years ago when we were golfing together at Belmont. The 9th fairway there runs along the parking lot (or at least it used to without any netting). Dad was playing the best round I had seen him play. My second shot from the fairway was long but it was tailing toward the parking lot and of course my ball hit the windshield of a new truck. It left a nice round web of broken glass. It seems silly now but at the time I was most concerned about this incident throwing dad off this great game he was playing. To his credit, it didn't faze him. We left a note for the owner so we could get the windshield replaced and dad went on to play the back part of the course just as well. :-)

Glenn Pierce

April 18, 2018

Sold cars to Paul since the late 70's, as I was u/c/m at various stores in Fresno, then on my own we remained in contact until recently, called him and invited him to our old car guys luncheon but he declined, said I would pick him up, but we chatted any way, will miss him and his humor. Glenn @ Car Factory

Georgia Cordova

April 18, 2018

I am so saddened to learn of Paul's passing. We were friends for 40 plus years. I must state that Paul was the ultimate in honesty in conducting his business! My condolences to the family.

Renena Smith

April 18, 2018

My deepest and heart felt sympathy to Paul’s family. He raised children of integrity. I am inspired by the loving care Dennis and Lorraine provided in Paul’s final months. No doubt he felt their love and appreciated how much time they sacrificed to make sure he had what he needed. Forever in my heart and prayers 💕