William B. "Bill" Jones age 84 passed away peacefully on September 17 2011 in his home in Ferndale Mich. A lifelong resident of Ferndale Bill was born in 1927 at the family home on East Nine Mile and Burdette. He joined the U.S. Navy during WWII and later worked at the City of Ferndale for 34 years as a Heavy Equipment Operator retiring in 1983. Following his retirement Bill enjoyed spending time with his grandchildren and great-grandchildren. He is survived by his three sons William F. Patrick (Reenie) Daniel (Penny); seven grandchildren Jennifer (Shaun) Allen Diane Jones (Charlene Kline) Sherry Jones (Jeremy Brown) Joy (Marc) Dise William P. Jones Colleen Jones and Scott Jones; five great-grandchildren Shaun-Patrick Donavan Sherry Ronni Allen and Dani Dise; brother Wayne S. Jones; sisters Marguerite Bechtel Lillian Elmer and Phyliss Staggs. Bill was pre-deceased by his wife of 56 years Lois (Wark); fours brothers Henry Floyd Jr. Donald and Robert and a sister Dorothy. A private Memorial service will held Saturday September 24 2011. Arrangements by Spaulding and Curtin Funeral Directors Ferndale
Published in Daily Tribune on September 22 2011.
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