James R Jones

1962 ~ 2024 (age 61) 61 Years Old

James Jones Obituary

James R. Jones, 61, died unexpectedly on Thursday, January 18, 2024 at his home in Trooper, PA. 


Jim was born in Indianapolis, Indiana on March 31, 1962, the second child of the late Thomas W. Jones and Martha J. Jones. He graduated from Upper Merion High School Class of 1980. His career took him through hospitality where he met his wife, sales, and healthcare, serving over a decade finally as marketing manager at Valley Forge Medical Center and Hospital. In Trooper, he raised a family with his wife, two sons, and a menagerie of pets, fostering opportunities, love, and happiness. His gregarious personality won him many friends with whom he enjoyed golfing, attending concerts, and playing poker. He most recently had been volunteering in Montgomery County with a charity aiding the unhoused.


Jim was preceded in death by his wife, Candace E. Jones(Candy), on November 9, 2019, after her valiant fight with Ovarian Cancer. Jim is survived by his sons, Matthew T. Jones of Secane, PA and Cameron C. Jones of Oaks, PA. He is survived as well by his mother, Martha J. Jones of Exton, PA; his sisters, Janet Grashof (Bruce) of Glenmoore, PA and Jennifer Mowery (Andrew) of Alpharetta, GA; his nephews Brian (Kellie), Evan, and T.J.; his nieces Elise and Peyton; his great niece Rian; and his great nephew James. 


He will be dearly missed by his family, his friends, and his dog Faye. We will keep with us memories of laughter shared and good times had, and remember him as a constant friend, committed father, and devoted husband.


His family invites guests to attend a Memorial Service for Jimon Saturday, February 10, 2024, at 4:30 p.m. at St. Paul’s Episcopal Church, 1105 E. Lincoln Highway, Exton, PA.


In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made in Jim’s name to the Ovarian Cancer Research Alliance.

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