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Gerald Oliver Jones

Also Known As: "Jonesy", "Jerry"
Birthdate: (83)
Birthplace: Slater, Platte County, Wyoming, United States
Death: March 11, 2001 (83)
Lemon Grove, San Diego County, California, United States
Place of Burial: San Diego, San Diego County, California, United States
Immediate Family:

Son of Carl Freemont Jones and Ida Victoria Norris
Brother of Ray Dee Jones; Etta Maxine Jones Morelli; Muril A. Jones; Marie Jane Jones; Private and 1 other

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About Gerald Oliver Jones

Served 20 years USN, Pearl Harbor Survivor. Helped build observatory at Mt. Palomar, reground lenses so they would work, he designed part of the mechanisms, with San Diego State University.

Lapidarian at heart, loved rocks and gems, the feel of them, the warm and the cold, etc. Carved beautiful pieces and a pheasant was stolen from home at death i am still looking for. Won many prizes for his artistic talent, even played in famous western band, guitar til the war was coming and he joined Navy was Submariner til ears gave out. He also punched cattle and painted.

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Gerald Oliver Jones's Timeline

1917
September 7, 1917
Slater, Platte County, Wyoming, United States
2001
March 11, 2001
Age 83
Lemon Grove, San Diego County, California, United States
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San Diego, San Diego County, California, United States