Hugh F. Jones

Hugh F. Jones, 89, of Chapmanville, died on Saturday, Jan. 16, 2021, at his residence.

Hugh was born on June 4, 1931, in Titusville to the late Wyndham C. and Hattie (Eastwood) Jones.

He was a graduate of Titusville High School, class of 1949, Bryant & Stratton Business College in Buffalo, N.Y., and General Motors Institute in Flint, Mich.

He was a veteran of the US Navy having served during the Korean Conflict from January 1951 to November 1954.

Hugh began his working career in the family business in Titusville then moved on to be a general manager for Dibble Ponitac in Jamestown, N.Y., and later a sales manager for Hal Reno Buick in Jamestown, before owning and operating Hugh Jones Chevrolet Dealership in Warren from 1975 to 1980. Before retiring in 1996, he served as the community relations director of the American International Health Service at Meadville Medical Center.

He is survived by his wife Margaret Coutant Riker who he married on Nov. 10, 1991; a son, Jesse C. Jones and wife Paula of Temperance, MI; two grandchildren, Nicholas and Katherine Jones; two stepchildren, Margaret Susan Ortel and husband Steve of Dewittville, NY, Warne Riker and wife Cari of Nashville, TN; five stepgrandchildren, Brittany, Alicia and Samantha Yates, and Cameron and Caden Riker.

Hugh was preceded in death by a wife, Ruth Mitcham Jones; and three brothers, Wyndham C. “Brud” Jones, Philip Jones, and David L. Jones; and two nephews, Jeff Jones and Wyn Jones.

Memorial contributions may be made to Special Olympics 1133 19th Street NW Washington, DC 20036-3604 USA.

Funeral arrangements are under the direction of the Gordon B. Garrett Funeral Home 303 N. Washington St., Titusville, Pa., 16354.

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