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1921 - 2012


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Reginald Capps Jones


Reginald Capps Jones, 91, of San Antonio and Houston passed peacefully on Saturday after a long struggle with Severe Dementia. Reginald (RC) was born in San Antonio, Texas on April 16, 1921 to Vivian Lee Jones and Bertha Coker Jones. He is survived by his devoted wife of 70 years, Berath Osborn Jones; his brother, Garland M. Jones of San Antonio; daughter, Regina Jones and Patrick Wolford of Houston; and son, James Hugh Jones and Helga of Wisconsin. RC (Papa Reg) loved his family, including his grandchildren, Nicole Fredlund, Natalie Brown, James Lee Jones, and Heidi Link; along with his great grandchildren, Makenzie, Kaitlyn, Emmie, Jaxson and Owen.

Reginald was a proud and active member of his family church, Coker Methodist, which was originally built by his grandparents. He supported the church for over 90 years by his prayers, presence, gifts and service. After graduating for Alamo [Heights] High School, Reg served his country in the Army Aircorp as a Tail Gunner on a B-24. Later he was elected National Commander of the China-Burma-India Veterans Association. Reginald and Bea traveled the US orchestrating USO shows for the organization.

Many great friends were developed over the years during his career as Claims Manager for Underwriters Adjusting Company. He enjoyed hunting with his "guys", attending ball games, coaching Little League and commradie with his "special" friends. He loved life and lived it to the fullest. Reg will be most remembered for his integrity in business dealings and his loyalty to his family and friends.

The family will receive friends from 12:00 P.M. to 1:00 P.M. Tuesday, September 25, 2012 at Coker United Methodist Church.

SEPTEMBER 25, 2012
1:00 P.M.

Interment will follow in Coker Cemetery. You are invited to sign the Guestbook at Arrangements with:

2102 N. Loop 1604 East
San Antonio, TX 78232
(210) 495-8221

Published in the San Antonio Express-News on September 24, 2012.

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