Arthur Alvin Jones Jr

By  | June 30, 2019 | Filed under: Hartsell Heritage Funeral Home, Obituaries

Arthur Alvin Jones Jr.Arthur Alvin Jones Jr, 93, of Decatur, AL passed away peacefully in his home on Thursday June 27, 2019 with family by his side. Al was born in Decatur, AL on December 25, 1925. He married Virginia Leland Mosby.

Al spent his days with friends and family, on the golf course, at Kawanis club, walking his dogs, attending church, and Alabama football games. He attended The University of Georgia and The University of Alabama and obtained a degree in mechanical engineering. He served in the WW2 Air Force and continued flying airplanes later in life. Al’s personality and love for others was unforgettable. He remembered everyone’s name and invested time getting to know and care for others. Al had a zest for life and lived it joyfully.

Al is survived by his children, Dr. Arthur Jones, III (Birmingham), Judy Dunn (California), Winston Jones (Fairhope), and Ann Sherrill (Birmingham); grandchildren Julia Worthy, Arthur Jones IV, Taylor Jones, Hallie Slade, Jack Jones, Francis Jones, Mary Virginia Colvert, Sarah Sherrill, and Lily Sherrill; great grandchildren Arthur Jones V, Kate Jones, Caroline Jones, JT Jones, Joey Jones, Billy Slade, and Lela Colvert. Al was preceded in death by his wife Virginia Jones, sister Mimi Hall. Visitation will be Sunday June 30, 2019 from 1:00 until 2:30pm at First Presbyterian Church.

The funeral will be on Sunday June 30, 2109 at 2:30pm at First Presbyterian Church 701 Oak St NE, Decatur, AL 35601. Hartselle Heritage Funeral Home is assisting the family.

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