Willard Jones

Willard M. “Bill” Jones. WW II Navy Veteran. Cherished husband of Betty (nee Parker) Jones. Devoted father of Linda Eiselstein, Gary Jones and Brenda (Craig) Pitsch. Proud Pop of Fred (Kim) Eiselstein, Sarah Eiselstein, Marie Musil, Chris Jones and Billy Jones. Loving Great Pop of 10 and Great Great Pop of 3. Dear uncle of many nieces and nephews. Bill was preceded in death by 3 brothers and 4 sisters.

Visitation will be held Friday, January 25, 2019 from 10 am until time of Service, 12 Noon at Adolf Funeral Home, 7000 S. Madison St., Willowbrook. Burial will be at Clarendon Hills Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, online memorials to Honor Flight Chicago would be appreciated. To mail donation: Honor Flight Chicago 9701 W. Higgins Rd., Suite 310 Rosemont, IL 60018-4703.

Bill was a 14 year member of VFW Post 9462 in Abescon, NJ and American Legion Post 0250 in Hinsdale, IL for 28 years. Bill was a 45 year employee and Director at The Great Atlantic & Pacific Tea Company (A&P).  He loved spending time with family.  Chicago sports, gardening,  western movies and books. Most of all, Bill enjoyed a great day at the horse track. He’ll see you at the races! For info 630-445-1439.

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  1. Love Jim & Gerry :

    Although we won’t be having our luncheon get togethers like all the times before, we’ll still have those liver sausage sandwiches, and never forget those special times we’ve shared over the past 53 years as a close family. We’ll miss you terribly Bill, and Jim and I will continue to watch as many western movies in a day as we can.

  2. Cindy Jones Griffin :

    Love you Uncle Willard. Give my mom a hug from me. And Pa and Granny too.

  3. So sorry to hear of uncle Willard’s passing. Prayers are with all the family.

  4. Denise (Dee Dee) Sarkis-Irish :

    Our heart’s are heavy and it’s still so hard to process that you’re no longer with us. You were far more than an Uncle to me but also like a second Dad. From a little girl and up, you secured a permanent spot in my heart as well as so many other’s. I will forever cherish all of the countless memories of so many good time’s we all had in New Jersey and Chicago! You never let me down and you never disappointed me! I will miss our phone chats and just hearing your laughter and the funny jokes and ‘Casino’ banter between you and Steve! Love you forever Uncle B and forever you’ll be 39! To all the family, friend’s, and loved one’s, our thoughts and prayers are with you all. Please accept out heartfelt condolences. Dee Dee & Steve (Steve A-Reno) Sarkis-Irish

  5. Sending my Heartfelt Condolences To All Of You… You’re in my thoughts and Prayers! The Memories Of Uncle Bill I will cherish ! Love You Uncle RIP..!😇😇😇

  6. dot and jack whaley :

    we will love and miss you always prayers for the family love dot and jack whaley

  7. Michael Prindes :

    Uncle Willard, When I think of him the following thoughts come to mind. Southern Gentleman, Self made man, Family, Honor, Dignity and Respect. What a role model he was to this family and all the lives he influenced. I loved and admired him and will miss him. Prayers to Aunt Betty and the family.

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