Morgan E. Jones, 83, formerly of Huron and Norwalk, passed away early Monday morning, March 31, 2014, in the Ohio Veterans Home, Sandusky.
He was born Feb. 17, 1931, in Willoughby, Ohio, to Joseph O. and Ruth M. (Evans) Jones. Morgan was raised in Bratenahl, Ohio, and came to Norwalk in 1955. He was a graduate of Shaw High School where he was a member of the marching band that participated in the 1948 World Series Parade for the Cleveland Indians.
Morgan was a veteran of the U.S. Air Force during the Korean War. He was a member of the Norwalk First United Methodist Church where he sang in the choir. Morgan was a former superintendent of the Norwalk Foundry, was a former salesman for Norwalk Boxboard Packaging, and was a former sales manager for Norwalk Parts (Parts Distributors) Company. He had also been a member of the Security Department at Cedar Point for 14 years.
He enjoyed golf, and also enjoyed watching his grandson’s school activities. He was a former member and past president of the Norwalk Jaycee’s, was a former Norwalk City Councilman for 14 years, and was a former member of the Huron and Norwalk Lions Clubs.
Morgan is survived by his children, Mark R. (Amy) Jones of Huron, and Ann S. Jones of Alburtis, Pa.; grandson, Philip Owen Jones of Huron; and sister, Gwen Lloyd of Bay Village, Ohio.
In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his wife, Jean A. (Shurmer) Jones in 2009.
Friends may call 2-4 p.m. and 6-8 p.m. Wednesday, April 2, at Walker Funeral Home, 98 W. Main St., Norwalk. Funeral services will be 11 a.m. Thursday, April 3, at the funeral home, Rev. Brian Oglesbee, Pastor of the Norwalk First United Methodist Church, will officiate.
Memorial contributions may be made to the Norwalk First United Methodist Church, 66 W. Main St., Norwalk, OH 44857, Huron County Humane Society, 246 Woodlawn Ave., Norwalk, OH 44857, or the National Parkinson’s Foundation, Gift Processing Center, P.O. Box 5018, Hagerstown, MD 21741.
Condolences may be shared at edwalkerfuneralhome.com.