Walton Chalmers Jones

Published 4:10 pm Friday, February 10, 2017

Walton Chalmers Jones, 84, of Bridge City, Texas, passed away on February 8, 2017, at the Medical Center in Port Arthur, Texas.

A memorial gathering will be held from 2:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m., Sunday, February 12, 2017, at Claybar Funeral Home in Orange, Texas.

Born in Milam, Texas, on February 17, 1932, Chalmers was the son of George “Wimpy” Jones and Mattie Tuttle. Chalmers enjoyed playing football when he was younger and watching football as he got older. He loved the Houston Oilers and the Houston Texans and liked spending time fishing.

He was preceded in death by his parents; loving wife, Jean Jones; brothers, Archie Jones, Ned Jones, and Randy Jones; and his sisters, Billie Ray Jones and Mary Beth Gilmore.

He is survived by his children, Brandon Jones, of Orange and Dana Holland and husband Scott, of Bridge City; grandchildren, Grant Jones, Jayna Rowland, Ryan Holland, Christian Holland, Alex Holland, and Tanner Holland; great-grandchildren, Jacob, Kayde, and Allison Rowland; siblings, H.D. “Bud” Jones, Johnny Jones, and Rita Aasen; and his brother-in-law, Bryan McKinley.

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