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Melvin S. Jones, 66, Vero Beach

Melvin S. Jones, 66, died Nov. 14, 2010, at Atlantic Healthcare Center.

He was born in Vero Beach and was a lifetime resident. He was a graduate of Vero Beach High School class of 1961 and attended Indian River Community College.

He worked for 17 years as a tool inspector for Piper Aircraft and later retired from Wal-Mart after working for 10 years as an automotive technician.

Survivors include his sons, Howard L. Jones, of Milwaukee, Kyle B. Jones, of Vero Beach and Dwayne S. Jones, of Atlanta; and four grandchildren.

He was preceded in death by his brothers, Edward L. and David L.; and sisters, Marlene F. and Jeanette M.

A memorial service will be at noon Nov. 20 at Antioch Primitive Baptist Church, Vero Beach. Arrangements are by Thomas S. Lowther Funeral Home and Crematory, Vero Beach.

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