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Obituary for Ronald R. Jones

On February 28, 2022, Ronald “Ronnie” Jones went home to be with the Lord.

Ronnie was born on July 9th, 1937 in Concord, MA to Leon Jones and Lelia Page Jones. As a kid, Ronnie and his friends like to play ball and go to the movies. He carried the love of sports through out his life, enjoying football, baseball, hockey and auto racing. Ronnie also enjoyed old war movies, history, reading the bible and Elvis.

Upon leaving high school, he enlisted in the United States Navy in 1954. He served honorably aboard the USS Hailey, a Fletcher Class Destroyer deployed in the Mediterranean. After his discharge, Ronnie married his love Arlene Shannon. They moved to Maynard where they raised their family and had a nice, happy life.

Ronnie leaves behind his loving wife Arlene Shannon Jones; their son Stephen Jones of Alexandria NH, his wife Dawn, and family Sabrina, Kassandra and Matthew; a daughter Karen Jones of Leominster MA; grandchildren Tammy, Matthew, Jeffrey, Lynsey and Aaron. Also survived by great grandchildren, nieces and nephews.

Funeral services will be held at Acton Funeral Home, 470 Massachusetts Ave, Acton, MA on Tuesday March 29th at 11:00am. Interment in the New Hampshire State Veterans Cemetery will be at a later date.

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