Obituaries

Jones, Roy Hamilton

Roy Hamilton Jones, 82, of Salem died on December 7, 2009. He was preceded in death by his wife, Virginia Katherine Jones; five brothers, Hurbert Price, Edgar Price, Willie Jones Jr., George Jones, and James “Tick” Jones; and three sisters, Isabelle Price Hatchett, Nina Price Magliano, and Louise Jones Downs. Survivors include daughters Debby Jones Finney and Trena R. Jones; son-in-law Hardy “Mann” Finney and grandchildren Aaron Finney, Jamie Finney and wife Jean, and Roy Finney; brother Robert (Opal) Jones; sister Sarah Jones Harris. He served in World War II as a Corporal in the United States Air Force and retired from Rowe Furniture Corporation after 46 years. A graveside service was held on Dec. 9 at Blue Ridge Memorial Gardens in Roanoke with Chaplain Kathy Hull officiating. Memorials may be made either to Good Samaritan Hospice at 2408 Electric Rd., Roanoke, VA 24018 or to the American Cancer Society, 2840 Electric Road, No. 106, Roanoke, Va. 24018.

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