Gus Jones, age 63 years of Lynn died Sunday at the Lahey Clinic in Burlington after a brief illness. He was the lifelong companion of Bernadette Ashley of Boston, MA. Born in Greensboro, NC he was the son of the late Juke and Ruth (Sherman) Jones. Jr. He attended schools and graduated from High School in Greensboro, NC. Gus moved to the Lynn over 40 years ago and has resided in Lynn ever since. He was employed as an electroplater at TDF Metal Finishing in Danvers until he retired two months ago due to health reasons. He was an avid basketball fan, and enjoyed watching the Celtics. Gus was a good hard working man who was very loyal to his family and friends, and would always help anyone in need.
In addition to his companion he is survived by one daughter Tatyana Ashley of Woonsocket, RI, three brothers Charles Jones, Marvin Jones, James Jones, three sisters Patricia Jones, Teresa Jones, Carolyn Jones-Faulk, two grandchildren I. Ron Rogers and Destiny Ashley both of Woonsocket, RI. Many nieces and nephews and great nieces and great nephews.
Service Details: Visiting hours for Gus will be held at the Parker Funeral Home 35 Franklin St. Lynn on Thursday from 4:00 – 7:00 PM to which relatives are invited to attend. Cremation will be at Harmony Grove Cemetery in Salem.
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