Clyde Thomas Jones, Jr.,
82, of Butler, Pennsylvania, passed away on December
5, 2014 at 2:35 a.m. at the VNA Inpatient Hospice.
He was born September 26,
1932 in Greenville, Pennsylvania to the late Clyde
Thomas Jones, Sr. and Hazel Lila (Scriven) Jones.
He worked at Armco Butler
Works as a clerk in the Coil Warehouse for 28 years
retiring in 1995. Mr. Jones was a member of Muddy
Creek Presbyterian Church. He was a member of the
Boy Scouts Moraine Council, Bon Aire Reunion Car
Club,the Junior Achievement a Butler Armco Sponsor.
Mr. Jones was also a member of the Ham Radio Club
both in Butler and North Hills, the North Hills
Genealogy Society and the Radio Control Airplane
Club .He enjoyed working on his 1936 Chevrolet Truck
and was an avid Snoopy fan and collector and fondly
known as Joe Cool to his family. He was active in
Boy Scouts for over 70 years and especially enjoyed
Order of the Arrow activities and teaching it's
meaning to young scouts. He achieved the "Silver
Beaver Award", a high lifetime achievement for
scouting. Mr. Jones greatly enjoyed attending and
volunteering at numerous scout jamborees including
Moraine State Park in 1973 and 1977; Valley Forge PA
in 1963 and Fort A.P. Hill Virginia in 1981. He also
traveled to Philmont Scout Ranch in New Mexico, Camp
Buccoco was a favorite place to be and he cherished
camping and volunteering his time there for over 50
years. Mr. Jones was involved in Vintage Grand Prix
races in Pittsburgh, charity bike races and mock
emergencies through his association with the ham
radio clubs. He deeply loved and spoiled his family
including his beloved dog, Duchess.
Mr. Jones, is survived by
his wife loving spouse Norma Jean (Parker) Jones
whom he married on April 8, 1957; one son, Clyde
Thomas Jones, III and his wife Cheryl of Slippery
Rock, PA;one daughter, Frances E. (Jones) Smith of
Conneaut Lake, PA; two grandchildren, Linda Jean
Smith and William"Bill" Smith and Haley; two great
grandchildren, Michael D. Smith, and Wesson C.
Smith; his beloved dog, Duchess; numerous nieces and
nephews; and his extended family, Bill and Rita
Perkins and Family.
In addition to his parents,
he was preceded in death by his sister, Rebecca
Friends will be received
Monday, December 8, 2014 from 2 to 4 and 6 to 8 pm
at Thompson - Miller Funeral
Home, Inc., 124 East North Street Butler, PA.
Funeral services will be
held on Tuesday, December 9, 2014, at 1:00 pm from
the Muddy Creek Presbyterian Church, 341 Muddy Creek
Drive, Butler, PA, with Reverend Matthew Kail of
Muddy Creek Presbyterian Church , officiating.
Everyone please meet at church.
take place in the MuddyCreek Presbyterian Church
The family suggest that
memorial donations be made to Muddy Creek
Presbyterian Church, 341 Muddy Creek Drive, Butler,
PA 16001, the Mount Chestnut Presbyterian Church
Food Bank, 727 West Old Route 422, Butler, PA 16001
or to the Moraine Trails Council of the Boy Scouts,
830 Morton Ave, Butler, PA 16001.