Wilbur (Bill) L. Jones Jr.
October 22, 1929 – November 14, 2021
Wilbur Louis Jones Jr. 92, died Sunday, November 14, 2021 at a local care facility. He was born October 22, 1929 in Wallowa, Oregon to Wilbur & Agnes Jones. He graduated from Ukiah High School, Ukiah, Oregon in 1947. Bill worked various logging jobs after high school. In September, 1957, Bill started working for Pendleton Grain Growers and, except working for a short time with the Oregon State Grain Inspection Dept, worked for Pendleton Grain Growers for over 31 years.
Bill married Nettie Jean Farmer on April 1, 1959 in Pendleton, Oregon. They had four children together, Tammy, Terri, James and Roy. Bill enjoyed anything that got him into the woods – elk and deer hunting, mushroom hunting, fishing, huckleberry picking and camping. He also enjoyed gardening and family gatherings.
Bill is survived by his wife Nettie; his children, Tammy Hulse (Mike); Terri Eickstaedt; James; and Roy (Julie); grandchildren Eric, Erin, Ashley, Elizabeth, Dacoda, Kathryn, Kaitlyn, Karolyn, Jarrett, Jasmine and Jordon; and great grandchildren Kaden, Shelby, Lindsay, Natalie and Ashley.
Bill was predeceased by parents, Wilbur and Agnes Jones; and brothers Joseph and Roy.
Viewing will be held Monday, November 22, 2021 from 8:00 am to 12:00 at Burns Mortuary. Graveside Service will be held Monday, November 22, 2021 at 2:00 pm at Skyview Memorial Park, Pendleton, Oregon. Reception following service will be held at the VFW at 1221 SE Court Pl. Pendleton, Oregon. Burns Mortuary of Pendleton is in charge of arrangements. Sign the online guestbook at www.burnsmortuary.com
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