Arthur “Chip” Jones

Published 12:22 pm Wednesday, August 10, 2011

Arthur “Chip” Jones, 74, of Huntsville, Ala. passed away Wednesday, Aug. 3, 2011 after a long battle with cancer.

He was born in Coconut Grove, Fla., and raised from the age of 4 in Tryon, N.C. He never forgot his Tryon roots.
Chip served honorably in the U.S. Army. After graduating from Clemson University, he moved to Huntsville to begin his career in engineering with Thiokol.

He retired from civil service with the U.S. Army Missile Command in 1992. He had many passions, among which were his love, from an early age, of the North Georgia Mountains, his church, St. Stephen’s Episcopal, and his years of playing tennis.

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Survivors include his wife of 43 years, Peg; daughter, Ann Wallace of Huntsville; sons, Scott Jones of Huntsville, Andrew Jones and wife Talisa of Browns Summit, N.C., and Mark Jones and wife Jennifer of Pensacola, Fla.; six grandchildren; and one great-grandson.

A memorial service was held Aug. 6. at St. Stephen’s Episcopal Church in Huntsville.

Memorials may be made to St. Stephen’s Episcopal Church’s building fund, 8020 Whitesburg Drive, Huntsville, 35802.