JONES -- Orson P. Jr., 85, known to many of his friends as O.P., born in Johnstown, CO. July 7, 1913, died Sept. 21, 1998.
Preceded in death by his loving wife Geraldine. Orson is survived by his children, Nancy (Jerry) Martin, Stephen (Sharon) Phillips DDS, Julie (Rick) Wright, and Orson P. III "Penn" (Carol), all living in East County, 18 grandchildren and 7 great grandchildren.
Orson also leaves a sister Mary Smith of San Diego, several nieces and nephews. O.P. retired as a Lieutenant from the San Diego Police Dept. and achieved the rank of Colonel in the US Army Reserves.
Until the time of his death Orson was actively involved in his church, Grace Baptist Church which was founded by his father Orson Sr.
LIEUTENANT ORSON P. JONES Jr.
SDPD 08/15/1940 - 01/18/1968
07/07/1913 - 09/21/1998
Promoted to Sergeant 01/01/1951
Promoted to Lieutenant 08/15/1958
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