Obituary of Edwin H Jones
Edwin “Jonesy” Henry Jones, 95, of Oriskany Falls, New York, died February 20, 2020, at home. He was the son of the late Lena (Walliman) Jones and DeAlton T. Jones. He was one of four siblings. He was a dairy farmer and cattle dealer for all his life, starting as a teenager. By the time he was 20, he was managing his own farm and herd. He is predeceased by his sister, Frances A. Ziegler; his brother, William T. Jones; and his niece, Donna Robinson. He is survived by his youngest brother, Carl R. Jones of Clinton, NY; and many beloved nieces and nephews: Frances Hunter of Syracuse, Richard Jones of Albany, Cathy Watlington (Don) of Baldwinsville, Karen Stuttard (Ben) of Oriskany Falls; grand nieces and nephews: Sherry Robinson (Phil Conley) of Deansboro, Michael Robinson of Clinton, Susan Gaffney (Shawn) of Clinton, Patrick Robinson (Gail) of Ashville, NC, Laurel Kelly (David) of Clinton, NJ, and Hillary Hunter (Kay Hilsberg) of Syracuse, Daniel Watlington of Philadelphia, PA, and, Samuel, Eben, & Ella Stuttard of Oriskany Falls; great-grand nieces and nephews: Jordan Robinson, Sarah & Heather Kelly, and Samantha Gaffney. Special thanks to the many neighbors and friends who helped out in Mr. Jones’ later years. Contributions in Mr. Jones’ name may be made to NYS 4-H Foundation, Inc., Bronfenbrenner Center for Translational Research, 35 Thornwood Drive, Suite #200, Ithaca, NY 14850 or to the New York FFA Foundation, 9340 Long Pond Road Croghan, NY 13327. All are invited to call on Friday, March 6th, 2020 from 4-6 pm, Owens-Pavlot & Rogers Funeral Service, with a service immediately following. Burial will be at Crown Hill Memorial Park in the spring.