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Obituaries for Jones and Davidson

By Staff | Dec 3, 2010

Robert M. “Mike” Jones

Mike Jones, 68, passed away on Nov. 25, 2010 at his residence in Shepherdstown, under the care of Hospice of the Panhandle.

Jones was born in Parkersburg, W.Va. in 1942 to Paul Revere Jones and Velma Mae (Doss) Jones.

Jones is survived by his wife of 15 years, Linda (Price) Jones and son John Michael Jones; two sisters, Vickie Shawyer and husband, Granville, and Paula Singh and husband, Lahkvinder; five brothers Philip Jones and wife, Terry, Donald Jones and wife, Linda, Timothy Jones and wife, Lona, David Jones and James Jones and wife Jenifer; his aunt, Edna Golden and his uncle, Roy Doss.

Jones was a bus operator for the Jefferson County Board of Education. He was also a retired as a millwright in the Baltimore, Md. area and also retired from the George Weston Bakery.

He regularly attended the Kearneysville Presbyterian Church. He was a member of the Soldiers for Christ Motorcycle Ministry.

Mr. Jones also served in the U.S. Army.

The service was held at the Melvin Strider Colonial Funeral Home on Tuesday, Nov. 30. The Rev. Lonnie Hatfield presided.

Memorial contributions can be made to the American Cancer Society-Jefferson County Relay for Life, c/o Patricia Ott, 145 Donald Drive, Charles Town, WV 25414 or Hospice of the Panhandle, 122 Waverly Court, Martinsburg, WV 25403.

Bruce Craig Davidson

Bruce Craig Davidson, 62 of Harper’s Ferry, passed away unexpectedly on Monday, Nov. 29, 2010 at his residence.

He was born Aug. 21, 1948 at Winchester, Va. and was the son of the late Hugh Elmer Davidson and Nana Hardy Davidson.

He was a history teacher, assistant football coach and head baseball coach at Washington High School in Charles Town and previously assistant baseball coach for 23 years and assistant football coach at Jefferson High School.

He was a member of the Camp Hill-Wesley United Methodist Church in Harpers Ferry. He was a member of the Civil War Roundtable and the Loyal Order of the Moose Lodge No. 948.

He was a member of the West Virginia High School and National High School Associations and past president of the West Virginia High School Baseball Coaches Association. He was awarded assistant baseball coach of the year in 2006.

He is survived by his wife of 42 years, Kay Nicewarner Davidson at home, one sister, Pam Houpp and husband, Randy, of Martinsburg; two brothers Brent Davidson and wife, Anne, of Myrtle Beach, S.C., and Barry Davidson of Martinsburg; father and mother-in-law, Jim and Hon Nicewarner; and two brother-in-laws, Mike Nicewarner and wife, Pam, and Terry Nicewarner and wife, Margie, as well as nieces and nephews.

Services will be held on Friday, Dec. 3, 2010 at 11 a.m. at Eackles-Spencer & Norton Funeral Home, US 340 at Halltown Rd, Charles Town/Harpers Ferry, with the Rev. Douglas Fraim officiating. Internment will be in Pleasant View Memory Gardens at Martinsburg.

The family received friends at the funeral home on Thursday from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m.

In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to Baseball Boosters at Washington High School, 300 Washington Patriots Drive, Charles Town WV 25414.

Condolences to the family may be left at his obituary at www.eackles-spencerfuneralhome.com.