Raymond John Jones

January 23, 1942 ~ April 29, 2018 (age 76)

JONES- Raymond John of St. Thomas passed away peacefully, surrounded by his family, at the St. Thomas-Elgin General Hospital on Sunday, April 29, 2018 at the age of 76.  Ray will be missed by his wife Dianne Jones (nee Brownell) of St. Thomas; by his son Scott Jones of Toronto; by his daughter Lesley (Dan) McLellan and their children Allie, Katelyn and Grant of Komoka; by his brother-in-law Ron (Bette) Brownell of St. Thomas; and by his family members in England.  Ray was born in Exeter, England, son of the late Raymond and Laura Jones.  He immigrated to St. Thomas in 1954 and became the owner/operator of Glen Haven Bowling Lanes and later General Manager of Bowlerama Royale in London.  After retirement, Ray enjoyed spending summers at the cottage with family and was always up for a friendly round of golf.  Cremation has taken place.  Friends are welcome to join the family on Monday, May 7, 2018 from 1:00-4:00 pm at the CASO Station in St. Thomas to share stories and celebrate Ray’s life.  If desired, donations to the Ronald McDonald House will be gratefully acknowledged.  Arrangements entrusted to Shawn Jackson Funeral Home 31 Elgin Street, St. Thomas (519-631-0570).  Personal condolences to the family can be sent to

Donations may be made to:

Ronald McDonald House London
741 Base Line Rd E, London ON N6C 2R6
Tel: 1-519-685-3232

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