Edwin Paul Jones age 80 of Auburn, IN died Tuesday, March 24, 2020 at Auburn Village Rehabilitation. Edwin was born March 20, 1940 in Auburn, IN to Alvin L. Jones Sr. and Berniece (Pfund) Jones. Edwin worked at G.E. – Ft. Wayne, IN for 44 years as a tool and die maker, retiring in 1999. He was a member of the union at G.E. and was a volunteer plant fireman. He and his wife previously owned the Station House Restaurant in Garrett. He married Sharon K. Arterburn on June 8, 1983 in Garrett, IN.
Edwin is survived by his wife: Sharon K. Jones, Auburn, IN; son: Chad and Becky Arterburn, Auburn, IN; daughters: Brenda and Douglas Targgart, Wolcottville, IN; Angela Jones, Monroeville IN; 6 grandchildren and 3 great grandchildren.
Edwin was preceded in death by his parents: Alvin L. and Berniece Jones Sr.; brothers: Alvin Jones Jr. and Dale Jones; sisters: Mary Lallow and Frieda Smigelski.
Due to the current restrictions on public gatherings - there will be a private family gathering followed by a private graveside service and burial in Cedar Creek Cemetery – Auburn, IN.
Officiating will be Rev. David Mix of the First Baptist Church – Garrett, IN
Memorials are to the Alzheimer’s Association
There will be a celebration of life service held at a later date for friends and family.
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Arrangements are entrusted to Thomas Funeral Home – Garrett, IN
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