John W. L. Jones, 87, of New Martinsville, WV, passed away Wednesday, March 7, 2018, at his home.

He was born Dec. 26, 1930, the son of the late George L. and Laura D. Lewis Jones.

John retired March 3, 1984, as a heavy equipment operator from Conalco Aluminum Rolling Mill of Hannibal, OH. He was a member of the First Baptist Church of New Martinsville.

He loved woodworking, reading his Bible, hunting, gardening, camping and baking cookies for his home health nurses. He loved sitting on the front porch.

In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his wife, Jo Ann Pegg Jones; two brothers, Walter and Ernest Jones; and three sisters, Goldie Smith, Ruth Moore, and Etta Conley.

Survivors include two daughters, Kathie (Kevin) Durig and Beverly (Tom) Miller both of New Martinsville; two sons, Danny (Sharon) Jones of New Martinsville and Kevin (Patricia) Jones of Middlebourne; 10 grandchildren; and 10 great-grandchildren.

Family will receive friends Saturday, March 10, 2018, from 2-4 p.m. and 6-8 p.m. at Grisell Funeral Home and Crematory, 751 Third St., New Martinsville, where services will be held Sunday at 1 p.m. with Pastor Don Biram officiating.

Interment will follow in Greenlawn Memorial Park.

In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to First Baptist Church, 841 4th St., New Martinsville, WV, 26155.

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