Lewis C. Jones

Lewis C. Jones, 89, of Hughesville, died Monday, Aug. 27, 2018, at The Gatehouse. He married Ruth E. (Houseknecht) on May 27, 1951.

Born April 5, 1929, in Lock Haven, he was the son of the late Charles L. and Grace S. (Simcox) Jones. Lewis was a 1947 graduate of Muncy-Muncy Creek High School. Prior to his retirement he was employed as an electrician at J & L Wire Rope of Muncy.

He was an active member of Hughesville Baptist Church for over 60 years.

Lewis was U.S. Air Force veteran and was honorable discharged serving from 1947 to 1950.

Surviving in addition to his wife Ruth, is a son, Benjamin L. (Betty) Jones; and a granddaughter, Stephanie M. Jones.

Funeral services will be at 2 p.m. on Friday, Aug. 31 at McCarty-Thomas Funeral Home, 557 E. Water St., Hughesville, with Rev. Thomas M. Brokaw officiating. Burial will be in Pleasant Hill Cemetery. Visitation will be from 1 to 2 p.m. on Friday prior to the funeral service.

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to Hughesville Baptist Church, 37 N. Third St., Hughesville, PA 17737.

Expressions of sympathy may be sent to the family at www.mccartythomas.com.