James Jones

James Breckenridge Jones

1936 - 2021

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Obituary of James Breckenridge Jones

James Breckenridge Jones, 84, passed away peacefully on Tuesday July 27, 2021.

James was born in Vallejo, California on September 21, 1936 to Paul Jones and Margaret Traynor Jones.  He attended St. Mary's High School in Medford, Oregon where he graduated in 1956.  In 1960, he decided to join the Army and proudly served 21 years to retire at Ft. Lewis, Washington in 1982.  James decided to raise his family in nearby Tacoma, Washington, where he resided for the remainder of his life.  

James is survived by his daughter Simone Marion (Thom), son Charles Jones (TerriLynn), daughter Helen Ware (Jonathan), son Shaun Jones (Sarigo), 8 grandchildren, and 2 great-grandchildren. 

A funeral service will be held Friday August 6th at 10:00 a.m. at St. Mary's Parish in Parkland, Washington and a final service/burial will be held at Tahoma National Cemetery Monday August 16th at 9:00 a.m. in Kent, Washington.