John Paul Jones - 1937-2007 

John Paul Jones, 70, of Huntington, passed away Tuesday, Nov. 20, 2007 in King’s Daughters Medical Center in Ashland following an extended illness. 

Mr. Jones was born Sept. 29, 1937, in Carter County, Ky., a son of the late John Jones, Ann Hampton Bluebaum, and was also preceded in death by his stepfather Robert Bluebaum Sr. 

He was a retired truck driver and a member of American Legion Post #177 in Barboursville, W.Va. 

John is survived by his daughters, Teresa Billings (Brian) of Columbus, Ohio, Melissa Scruggs (Gary) of Memphis, Tenn., and Paula Arbour (Chip) of Columbus; a brother, James Bluebaum of Kenton, Ohio; two sisters, Ann Brewer and Gladys Bluebaum Wingo; 11 grandchildren; seven great-grandchildren; special companion, Joyce Jackson; and a little fuzzy friend, Festus. 

Preceding Mr. Jones in death are a sister, Janet Baker, and a brother, Bobby Bluebaum Jr. 

A private family memorial service will follow at a later date.

In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made to the King’s Daughters Medical Center Hospitality House, 2221 Central Avenue, Ashland, KY 41101. 

Kilgore & Collier Funeral Home in Catlettsburg is in charge of arrangements.

Submitted by: Linda Cheeks Pittano

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