The Official Newsletter of the
Shenandoah Valley Chapter #313
Korean War Veterans Association
Volume 12, Issue 05
Paul E. Bombardier, Editor
From the Chapter Secretary
Condolences to the J. Jones family
Please check page 2 for activities and dues due this month. Begin thinking of the Chapter Annual picnic per “Peachie” DeHaven, the date is set for July 21st, and the cost
will be $13.00 per person.The sign-up will be starting @ the May & June meetings. Don’t forget to carry one of the new information pamphlets KWVA applications with you when you go out. Wear your Korea Veteran hats and keep an eye out for fellow Vets as possible new members.
“Bud” Robertson Memorial Service.
On Thursday April 18th, eleven Chapter members paid tribute to our departed friend and member Alfred D. Robertson by attending
the Memorial service held at the Hayfield Assembly of GOD Church.
Attending were Lew Ewing, Donald Everhart, “Peachie” DeHaven, Richard Clark, Paul Campbell, Gerald Lunt, leigh Watson, Richard Boxwell, Gary Fletcher, Herb Taylor, and Paul Bombardier along with many family members and friends.
Col. Julius E. Jones U.S. ARMY (Ret.)
KWVA Chapter 313 member Julius ‘J’ Jones, of Atlantic City, NJ, passed away on Saturday, April 13, 2019 at WVU Berkeley Medical Center Martinsburg, WV. Devoted and loving husband, father, grandfather, son, brother, officer and friend.
He is survived by his loving wife of 60 years, Audrey Anderson of Camden, NJ and three children, Janel Williams (James) of Upper Marlboro, MD, Jerry Jones (Claude), and grandson Jonah of Hanover, MD and Jill Jones of Martinsburg, WV.
“J” was a prodigious Army Officer. He served 26 years and last served as a Deputy to the Assistant Secretary of the Army (RDA). ‘J’ was loved and respected by family, friends and co-workers from far and wide.
Arrangements for a celebration of life are forthcoming in Winchester, VA. A graveside committal service with Military Honors will be scheduled at Arlington National Cemetery.