Calvin Gail Jones

Gillnetter, 78Calvin Gail Jones, 78, of Astoria, died May 26, 2005 in Warrenton.

Mr. Jones was born July 2, 1926 in Dahlia, Wash., to George and May Goss Jones.

Mr. Jones was raised in Altoona, Wash. He was a lifelong gillnetter and troller up and down the West Coast. He loved the water. He served in the U.S. Navy in World War II. He was past commander of the American Legion in Bouse, Ariz. Mr. Jones was also a member of the Quinalt-Chinook Indian tribe.

Mr. Jones is survived by a son and daughter-in-law, Robert and Sharlene Jones of Portland; a daughter and son-in-law, Caleen and Walter Murry of Seaside; a son, William Jones of Seattle; a brother and sister-in-law, Robert and Irene Jones of Ocean Park, Wash.; a brother, Lindbergh Jones of Aberdeen, Wash.; four granddaughters, Angela Lovett and Shelly Jones, both of Columbus, Ohio, Leeann Harris of Hillsboro, and Heather Harris of Detroit Lake; six great-grandchildren and many nieces, nephews, great-nieces and great-nephews.

A memorial service will be 2 p.m. Tuesday at the Astoria American Legion Post 12.

Memorial contributions may be made to the Maritime Memorial Wall, care of Hughes-Ransom Cremation and Mortuaries, 220 N. Holladay Drive in Seaside.

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