Joseph A. Jones of Vineyard Haven died suddenly on Monday, July 30 at the Martha’s Vineyard Hospital. He was 29.

Mr. Jones was the son of Elizabeth (Lizzy) Jones and John S. Jones and brother of David Jones and Shelly Reed.

Visiting hours will be held at the Chapman, Cole and Gleason Funeral Home in Oak Bluffs on Sunday, August 12 from 1 to 4 p.m., concluding with a funeral service at 4 p.m. officiated by the Rev. Dr. Roger Spinney. A reception will follow at the P.A. Club; please bring a dish to share.

In lieu of flowers, donations in his memory may be made to the Vineyard House, P.O. Box 4599, Vineyard Haven, MA 02568.

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