Graveside services for Leon C. Jones, 92, of Rockdale were held Friday, Aug. 20, 2010, at Hillcrest Cemetery in Temple.
Mr. Jones died Wednesday, Aug. 18, in Manor Oaks Nursing Home in Rockdale with Deacon Gus Coelho and Deacon Don Sims, both of St. Joseph Catholic Church, officiating.
He was born March 27, 1918, in Kaufman to John William and Lula Elizabet h (Taylor) Jones.
He married Carrie Kaminski on May 30, 1949, in Rockwall.
Mr. Jones was a World War II veteran, serving in the U.S. Army.
He worked for, and retired from, Texas Instruments in Dallas. Mr. Jones had also been a jeweler.
He was an avid gardener and fisherman.
Mr. Jones was a Rockdale resident for the past 30-plus years, moving here from Dallas.
He was preceded in death by his parents.
Survivors are his wife, Carrie Jones of Rockdale, as well as a number of nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends.