Bennie L. Jones, 88, of Londonderry, died Monday July 9, 2018 in his home. He was born in Benson, NC on October 26, 1929, a son of the late Walter and Mildred (McLamb) Jones. Bennie had been a resident of Londonderry since 1979, formerly living in Red Hook, NY. He was a US Air Force veteran serving for 23 years, and was a member of the VFW Post #27 in Londonderry. He loved camping, fishing, gardening, and moonshine with friends. He enjoyed traveling the world and spent time living in Africa.
He is survived by his daughter, Kerry Slade and her husband Jack of Londonderry; two sons, Michael J. Jones and his wife Morgan of Londonderry, and Patrick J. Jones of Red Hook, NY; his granddaughter, Mary T. Ouellette of Londonderry; his grandson, Ronald J. Ouellette of Merrimack, NH; and two sisters, Billy Jean Ellington of North Carolina, and Evelyn Cobb of North Carolina. He was predeceased by his wife, Mary Ann (Shea) Jones in 2000, and his brother, Fred Jones.
Calling hours will be held on Friday, July 13th from 9 – 11 a.m. in the Peabody Funeral Homes and Crematorium, 290 Mammoth Rd., Londonderry. Funeral services will follow at 11 a.m. in the funeral home. The burial will be in Pleasant View Cemetery, Mammoth Rd., Londonderry. The family requests that flowers be omitted and memorial contributions may be made to St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital, 501 St. Jude Place, Memphis, TN 38105, or to the NHSPCA. To send a condolence or for more information, please visit, www.peabodyfuneralhome.com