Long-time NIH'er Jones Mourned
John Paul Jones, 76, an NIH employee, died on Mar. 29 in Delaware, Ohio, where he resided with his niece and sister while recovering from surgery. He had served as a mail clerk with the Division of Support Services, ORS. A World War II veteran, he served in the U.S. Navy as an engine technician and joined NIH in 1968. His combined military and federal government service totaled 45 years. Jones is remembered for his dedication and participation in the NIH Blood Donor Program, having donated well over 100 pints of blood. Of special note was his well-respected service as a volunteer group leader for Alcoholics Anonymous throughout his 34-year tenure with NIH.
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