Ralph Otto Jones was born in White Oak, NC on December 10, 1936. He passed in Ann Arbor, MI on January 14, 2020.
Ralph was a graduate of East Conemaugh High School in Conemaugh, PA where friends affectionately called him "Foot". After High School, he married his high school sweetheart and went to Northwestern University where he graduated. He later pursued law where he graduated with a Juris Doctrine from the University of Michigan. He retired as an Attorney for the United Automobile Workers (UAW).
His parents, Elbert Otto and Lillie Mae Jones; his wife, Winifred "Winnie" Jones; his daughter, Lori Jones-Judge; brothers, Alvin Jones, James "Pudgy" Jones, Daniel "Danny" Jones, Frederik "Gene" Jones; and his sister, Annie O. Jones preceded Ralph in death.
He is survived by his sister, Claudia Jones (Johnstown Pa); his son, Ralph Jones Jr.; and grandson, Steven Jones (Ypsilanti, MI); granddaughter, Jordan Judge (Tampa FL); grandson, Joe Judge (Saginaw, MI); his great-grandchildren, and a host of nephews, nieces, cousins, and friends.
In lieu of flowers, family is requesting that you send donations to:
Elbert and Lillie Mae Jones Scholarship Fund
c/o Community Foundation of the Alleghenies
216 Franklin Street Suite 400
Johnstown, Penna 15901
Or via the organizations website:
At the website, select Elbert and Lillie Mae Jones Scholarship Fund from the drop-down menu.
or via the organizations website