PoppyJONES, William F. “Bill”, of London, formerly of St. Thomas, passed away at his residence, the Dearness Home on Saturday, April 5, 2014, in his 78th year.  He was the brother of Ron Jones (Maureen) of London, and the late Jennifer Jones, and the uncle of Robert Jones (Jayne), David Jones (Sherry), Brian Jones, all of London, and Ron Jones Jr. (Jennifer) of Cornwall.  Also survived by several great nieces and great nephews. Born in Paisley, Scotland, July 5, 1936, he was the son of the late Robert F. and Mary (nee McCallum) Jones.  Bill came to Canada in 1975.  He was a former employee of Brown-Fintube, Clark Equipment, Varta Batteries and True Die, St. Thomas.  He formerly served with the Argyll and Sutherland Highlanders, an infantry regiment of the British Army, part of the Scottish Division.  Bill was a former member of Lord Elgin Branch #41, Royal Canadian Legion, St. Thomas.  In keeping with his wishes, cremation has taken place, and private interment will be made in Woodland Cemetery, London.  A public memorial service to celebrate Bill’s life will be held at the Sifton Funeral Home, 118 Wellington St., St. Thomas (519-631-1160) on Saturday, May 10th at 10:30 a.m.  Memorial donations to the Heart & Stroke Foundation of Ontario gratefully acknowledged.  

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