LTC Vincent P. Jones, USA (Ret)

U.S. Veteran

October 28, 1945 – January 25, 2022

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LTC Vincent P. Jones,Usa (Ret)


Vincent Paul Jones,76, of Pensacola, rose to the Lord and Valhalla on Tuesday, January 25, 2022, hand in hand with his Son and Daughter in Law.  He was born in Long Island, NY to Emrys and Nora (Henley) Jones.  

LTC Vincent P Jones proudly served his Country for 22 years, 7 months and 12 days in the US ARMY.  He received his BA in Political Science from West Virgina University and Masters in Management from Florida Institute of Technology.  He was a decorated Airborne Ranger and Cobra Pilot during the Vietnam War.  After his Military service ended, he worked in the local real estate market, was a substitute teacher with ECSD, and a TSA agent for Pensacola International Airport.  He had a huge personality, loved the outdoors, traveling, was a history buff, and a huge chocolate and bacon fan.  Vincent had 2 children, 5 grandkids, and one great grand daughter.  Vincent Jones was preceded in death by his parents Emrys and Nora (Henley) Jones, his younger brother Robert Jones and his beloved wife Gertrude “Trudy” Jones 12/04/2017.  He is survived my his 2 children, Brian (Hanh) Jones, Mayte (Todd) Cotton, his younger brothers Emrys (Brenda) Jones Jr., David (Roberta) Jones. Grand Children Alex Cotton, Hanna Cotton, Jeremy Jurado, Tailer (Nick) Alonzo, Malayna Jones. Great Grand Daughter Emma Mariko Alonzo.  The Col was an amazing Husband, Father, Grandfather and Friend.  Family-Funeral & Cremation will be handling his arraignments to be buried with his wife Gertrude “Trudy” Jones with Honor at Arlington National Cemetery, in Arlington, Virginia.  

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