L.D. ‘Buddy’ Jones

JONES, L. D. (Buddy), 96, formerly of Weirton, died peacefully on November 23, 2013, in Montgomery, AL.

He was born in Shiloh, AL, to Lovie and Eula Broxton Jones. He was married to Catherine King for 70 years.

L.D. worked and retired from Weirton Steel Corporation after over 30 years of service.

He is survived by his devoted wife, Catherine Jones; sons, Eugene and James Jones; daughters, Mary C. Myers and Gail Jones; son-in-law, Robert J. Austin; siblings, Essie Mae Lynch, Clarence, Rudolph, Ulysses (Marie) and Willie Pete (Cleo) Jones, Eloise (William) Curenton, and Linda (Doug) Lane; grandchildren, great-grandchildren and a host of nieces, nephews, family and neighbors.

He is preceded in death by daughter, Peggy Austin; siblings, Irene Gory, Mary Elizabeth Langston, Freddie, Vernon and Bobby Jones.

Services will begin at 10 a.m. Saturday at St. Peter’s A.M.E. Church. The Rev. Eddie L. McDaniel will officiate. Interment at Paris Cemetery.

Friends may call from 9-10 a.m. prior to the service.

Services entrusted to Coleman Funeral Home, Enterprise, AL, and Gregory-Martin Funeral Home, Steubenville, OH.