William Jones, a retired lieutenant colonel in the Army, who had a 20-year career as a civilian health-care administrator, died Feb. 13, 2019, at age 86.
Jones graduated from West Point in 1953 and from Princeton with a master’s degree in civil engineering in 1958. After active duty in the Army with the Corps of Engineers, and then in the Medical Service Corps, he retired in 1973 with numerous military awards.
He followed this service with a second 20-year career at Hunterdon Medical Center in Flemington, N.J., as director of facilities and then vice president of support services. He was a fellow of the American Society of Civil Engineers and the American Society of Healthcare Engineers of New Jersey.
Known as a very caring person, Jones was a frequent volunteer in his community. He and his wife were avid travelers. A deeply religious person, he was a 45-year resident of Belle Mead, N.J.
Jones is survived by Nancy, his wife of 59 years; two children; and four grandchildren.
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