University Park, Pa. 16802
Richard C. Jones Jr. 84, of Hilton Head, SC, and formerly Longmeadow, MA, passed away surrounded by his family in Atlanta, GA on September 1, 2017. He leaves his sons Richard Jones III (Peggy), Robert Jones, both of Atlanta, GA, Jeffrey Jones (Susan) of Wilbraham, MA and his beloved grandchildren Jennifer Jones of Raleigh, NC, Jeffrey Jones of Atlanta, GA, and Michael Jones and Brendan Jones of Wilbraham, MA. Born in Pittsburgh, PA, he was a prolific football player for Bellevue High School. He went on to play halfback for Penn State University where he earned three varsity letters. After graduating from Penn State he served in the United States Army.