Billy J. Jones, 65, of Dittmer entered into rest on July 7, 2012 in Cedar Hill, Missouri. He was an aircraft welder for McDonnell Douglas/Boeing Corporation. Billy enjoyed hunting, fishing and was a trapper in his younger days. He was a member of the International Machinist & Aero Space Workers #837. Born on May 12, 1947 in Braggadocio, Missouri; he was the son of the late Vernon Jones and Lillian (Cantrell) Henry.
He is survived by his wife of 37 years, Martha J. (Stewart) Jones of Dittmer, Missouri; his son, Jesse V. Jones of Winfield, Missouri; three grandchildren: Julie Frost, Lola Jones and Dylan Jones; three great-grandchildren: Dillon, Logan and Tyler Frost; a brother, Gary (Sue) Jones, Chicago,IL; and three sisters: Fran (Weldon) Crawford, St. Louis, Pam (Jeff) Boyher of Chesterfield and Paula (Charles) Beard of Ballwin.
He was preceded in death by his parents and a brother, Floyd Jones.
He participated in many Rendezvous.