James T. "Jimmy" Jones Jr., 71, of Wilmington, died at home. He was born October 30, 1948 in Dayton, Ohio, a son of the late James T. Jones, Sr. and the late Ann Pearl (Owens) Jones. Jimmy attended school at Kingman, Clinton-Massie, and graduated from Colonel White High School. After graduation, he joined the United States Marine Corps and served during the Vietnam War. He was honorably discharged and was a disabled veteran. Survivors include his sisters, Carol (Wendel) Thomas of Moores Hill, Indiana and Virginia (Larry) Shanholtz of Wilmington, Ohio; younger brother, Charles Warren Jones of Wilmington, Ohio; and numerous nieces, nephews and cousins. The family will receive friends from 12:00 Noon – 1:00 PM, Thursday, December 5, 2019 at the Reynolds-Smith Funeral Home, 327 N. South St., Wilmington, Ohio. The funeral service will begin at 1:00 PM, Thursday with Pastor Mike McCormick officiating. Burial will follow in Byron Cemetery, 3256 Trebein Road, Fairborn, Ohio 45324. Memorial contributions may be made in Jimmy's memory to the Wilmington VFW, 1130 N. Lincoln St., Wilmington, OH 45177.
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