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1 of 7 | Posted by: Lawrence Hempfling - Saint Louis, MO

“Jonesy was a favorite of all of us who attended the Reunions D 2-8 Cav. and 8th Cavalry Regiment. A pleasure to be around as he was always smiling or...Read More »
2 of 7 | Posted by: Lawrence Hempfling - Saint Louis, MO


3 of 7 | Posted by: Larry Hempfling - Saint Louis, MO

“I would like to offer my deepest condolences to the family and friends for the loss of your loved one. May God's promise of binding up the...Read More »
4 of 7 | Posted by: A friend

“I've known Jonesy for many years, served in the same Company in Vietnam as he did, at different times. We attended many reunions together. He was a...Read More »
5 of 7 | Posted by: James "Top Gun" Dotson - Murray, KY

“Even 50 years can't dull the memories of you in the field as our D Co. 2/8 Cavalry Regiment FO and Artillery Officer. You brought fire and brimstone...Read More »
6 of 7 | Posted by: Robert Babas - MI

“I am Henry "Rocky" Colavita, CO of D 2/8, 1st Cav when Jon was our Artillery FO. Travelling together in the D Co command group he and I became great...Read More »
7 of 7 | Posted by: Rocky Colavita - Haymarket, VA


Jon was born on October 14, 1944 and passed away on Tuesday, May 7, 2019.

Jon was a resident of California at the time of passing.

He was an Artillery Officer with Delta Company, 2nd Battalion, 8th Cavalry, 1st Cavalry Division serving in Vietnam, and later, after his honorable discharge, he went on to graduate from Northern Colorado University with an MBA.

In lieu of flowers, please send a donation in Jack's name to the Wounded Warrior Project or the Tunnel to Towers Foundation.

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