Griffith S. Jones II
Sept. 13, 1924 – May 19, 2012
Griffith S. Jones II of Waukesha passed away Saturday, May 19, 2012, at the age of 88. He was born Sept. 13, 1924, in Wauwatosa, the son of Griffith and Helen (nee Fairbarian) Jones.
Griffith worked for Waukesha Engine for 43 years until his retirement in 1986. He lived life to the fullest enjoying swimming, walking, hiking, biking and any outdoor activity. Griffith enjoyed spending time with his grandchildren, listening to the police scanner and belonged to the Old Timers Club at Waukesha Engine.
He will be sadly missed by his son, David (Nancy) Jones of Waukesha; his brother Cranston (Ann) Jones of Bradenton, Fla.; his four grandchildren, Shelly (Scott) Weston, John Jones, Marc Jones and Jennifer Jones, all of Waukesha; and seven great-grandchildren, Jaden, Jose, Domonick, Haily, Jessica, Amya and Jovanah. He is further survived by many nieces, nephews, other relatives and many friends.
He was preceded in death by his parents; first wife, Patricia Lee (nee Scott) Jones; and his second wife, Joyce A. (nee Leadley) Jones.
Visitation will be held from 4 p.m. until the 7 p.m. funeral service Thursday, May 24, at Randle-Dable-Brisk Funeral Home, 1110 S. Grand Ave., Waukesha. The Rev. Rachel Chingej will preside. Graveside services will be held at 10 a.m. Friday, May 25, at Prairie Home Cemetery. Please meet at the cemetery office.
Memorials can be sent to the charity of your choice.
For further information, please call Randle-Dable-Brisk Funeral, Cremation and Preplanning Services at 547-4035, or go to www.waukeshafunerals.com to leave the family an online tribute message.