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Glovis Wayne Jones

September 25, 1927 October 30, 2018
Glovis Wayne Jones
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Glovis Wayne Jones passed from this life on Tuesday, October 30, 2018 in Boerne, Texas. He was born September 25, 1927 in Tatum, TX. He is preceded in death by his parents L. H. Jones and Cleo Williams Jones; a brother Philma Jones; and a son-in-law Ron Owens.
He is survived by his wife of 69 years, Robbie Jones; daughter Terry Owens; and three grandchildren Ryan Owens and wife Sarah, Rebecca Owens, and Peyton Owens; four great-grandchildren Ava, Jack, Ella and Lilly; two sisters Geneva Koonce and husband Robert from New Waverly, TX, and Joann Lee from Grand Saline, TX. Wayne is also survived by many nephews and nieces who loved him like a daddy.
Wayne graduated from Richmond High School, Richmond, TX and soon after was hired by Lofland Oil Company of Thompson, TX. He was called to serve his country in the U.S. Army and upon completing his service returned to his job with Lofland in Thompson.
In 1949, Wayne married Robbie Grisham from Mt. Enterprise, TX. In 1951, Wayne and Robbie moved to La Reforma, TX and were blessed with the birth of their daughter Terry and a new job with Champlin Oil Company. In 1969, they moved to Refugio, TX where he continued his career in the oil industry until he retired in 1986.
After retirement, Wayne and Robbie moved to their lake home on Medina Lake. Wayne spent the next four years transporting cars for Jennings/Anderson Ford in Boerne, TX. In 2014, they moved to the Lodge in Boerne, TX. Wayne was a loving, caring son, brother, husband, father, grandfather, uncle and friend. He loved hunting and spent many precious hours with his son-in-law Ron and grandson Ryan as they traveled and hunted together.
A Graveside Service will be held Wednesday, November 14, 2018 at 1:00 p.m. at Fort Sam Houston National Cemetery in San Antonio, TX. To leave condolences for the family and to view a video of Wayne’s life, please visit www.ebensberger-fisher.com and select obituaries. Arrangements with Ebensberger-Fisher Funeral Home of Boerne.


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Graveside Service

Wednesday

14

Nov

1:00 PM 11/14/2018 1:00:00 PM
Fort Sam Houston National Cemetery

1520 Harry Wurzbach Road
San Antonio, Texas 78209

Fort Sam Houston National Cemetery
1520 Harry Wurzbach Road San Antonio 78209 Texas
United States
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