Paul Bunyon Jones
- September 19, 1933 - May 19, 2009
- Bastrop, Louisiana
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“Jennifer, I just read that Mr. Jones passed away. I am so sorry and my prayers are with the family. I am a friend of Lynda Crenshaw Greene, and I...Read More »
1 of 14 | Posted by: Janis Brown - West Monroe, MA
“Paul Sr will always be one of the favorite people in my life. I don't think I'll ever know a nicer gentleman with a singular personality as Big Goat...Read More »
2 of 14 | Posted by: Ned Goyne - Wichita, KS
“MRS. JONES & PAUL JR., SR. ALWAYS HAD A SMILE ON HIS FACE AND WAS A KIND AND LOVING MAN. I WILL ALWAYS REMEMBER "GOAT" FOR HIS LOVE OF THE GAME AND...Read More »
3 of 14 | Posted by: BOB COOPER - MONROE, LA
“To Fay, Paul Jr. and the rest of Paul Buyon "Goat" Jones family,
I was saddened to hear of Goats passing. Van had been telling me for some time...Read More »
4 of 14 | Posted by: Stewart Causey - Monroe, LA
“My prayers to you all. Goat was one of my all time favorite people. Had many a good time on the links with him.
5 of 14 | Posted by: Paul Farr - monroe, LA
“My thoughts and prayers are with you all.
6 of 14 | Posted by: Lisa Johnson - Carrollton, GA
“My heart goes out to all of you at the loss of "Goat". He was a very special person. My Dad "T-Bird" worked with him for years, then I worked with...Read More »
7 of 14 | Posted by: Debbie Wyatt - Bastrop, LA
“We offer our condolences to each of you in the loss of your loved one. You are in our thoughts and prayers throughout this difficult time.
8 of 14 | Posted by: Kraftman Federal Credit Union - LA
“Our thoughts and prayers are with your family during this difficult time.
9 of 14 | Posted by: Sherry Smith and Family - bastrop, LA
“To the Jones family, may God give you the strength you need during your time of loss. I remember my Dad, Ray Herrington played golf with Paul on...Read More »
10 of 14 | Posted by: Karen Herrington Allen - LA
“Candy,Lacey, and Lance I am so sorry to hear about your dad and grandfather. I want you to know that my prayers and thoughts are with you all. May...Read More »
11 of 14 | Posted by: Connie Bulloch - Rayville, LA
“FAY, we are so sorry to hear about Paul. God will keep you and your family in your time of need.If you need anything, please let us know. We will...Read More »
12 of 14 | Posted by: SYLVIA & RONALD WILLIAMSON - LA
“Faye - You and your fmaily are in my prayers. May God give you the strength to go forward each and every day to come.
13 of 14 | Posted by: Linda Oldham - Mer Rouge, LA
“Faye and Family,
As you comprehend this profound loss, let yourself cry knowing each tear is a note of love rising to the heavens. Although it's...Read More »
14 of 14 | Posted by: Stephenie Scott Harris - Monroe, LA
Paul B. "Goat" Jones, Sr.
Cox Funeral Home
Funeral services for Mr. Paul B. "Goat" Jones, Sr. age 75 of Bastrop will be held 10:00 a.m. Friday, May 22, 2009 at the Chapel of Cox Funeral Home of Bastrop with Reverend Andy Myrick and W. Lance Norsworthy officiating. Interment with military honors will follow at the Bonita Road Baptist Church Cemetery under the direction of Cox Funeral Home.
The family will receive friends Thursday evening, May 21, 2009 from 5:30 p.m. until 7:30 p.m. at Cox Funeral Home, Bastrop.
Paul Bunyon Jones was born September 19, 1933 in Jones, Louisiana to the Cyrus P. Jones and Nancy Jones. He passed from this life on Tuesday, May 19, 2009 in Bastrop. Paul was preceded in death by his parents and his brother, Elmer Jones.
Paul retired as a a laboratory shift supervisor at International Paper Comapany after 42 years of service. He was a graduate of Bastrop High School, a U.S. Army veteran serving from 1953 to 1955 in the Korean Conflict, and a former Mississippi Golden Glove Boxing Champion. An avid and passionate golfer, Paul B. "Goat" Jones was well-known and respected by his fellow golfers around the state of Louisiana. He was an honorary member of the Morehouse Country Club, the club champion numerous times, and a former qualifier for the U.S. Senior Open Golf Tournament.
He is survived by his wife of 55 years, E. Fay Jones of Bastrop; two sons, Paul B. Jones, Jr. and wife Jennifer of Lake Charles, Louisiana and Billy Ray Jones of Bastrop; a daughter, Candice Fay "Candy" Norsworthy and husband Maxey Norsworthy of Rayville; seven grandchildren, Jordan L. Jones, Nicholas Paul Jones, Barry E. Jones, Kayla Beth Jones, Jacob Wallace, W. Lance Norsworthy and C. Lacey Norsworthy; two great-grandchildren, Jeremiah and Noah Jones; and two sisters, Rosie Harris of Shreveport and Jonnie Jones of Bastrop.
Serving as pallbearers will be Van Lee, Jr., George Warren, Gary Brannon, Fred Ratcliff, Charles Sisk, and Charles Bostick.
Honorary pallbearers are Jim Justus and Clyde Collins.