Graveside services for Grady B. Jones Jr., 71, Big Sandy, will be on Saturday, Aug. 17, 2013, at 11 a.m. in Chilton Cemetery in Big Sandy.
Born on March 26, 1942, in Hedley, Mr. Jones died Tuesday, Aug. 13, 2013. He was a veteran of the United States Army
, having served during the Vietnam War
He received his bachelor's degree from The University of Texas
at Tyler and was a purchasing agent and plant scheduler for East Texas Containers for 35 years.
He was a member of the American Legion in Mineola and the Masonic Lodge in Tyler.
He is survived by his wife of 33 years, Sue Jones, of Big Sandy; two sons and daughters-in-law, Ron and Sheila Cemer, of Spring; Paul and Katie Cemer, of Houston; daughter and son-in-law, Angela and Kelly Richmond, of Palestine; six grandchildren; several great-grandchildren; brothers and sister-in-law, Troy and Carol Jones, of Amarillo, Bobby Jones, of Chandler; and many loving nieces and nephews.
The family will receive friends from 6 to 8 p.m. Friday, Aug. 16, 2013, at Croley Funeral Home, Gladewater.