Hall of Fame Member

James D. “Dave” Jones - Deceased

Elected:       March 24, 1986
Inducted:    June 26, 1986
Born:            October 11, 1934
                       Burnsville, Mississippi
Parents:      Whit D. and
                      Tulsa O. Wright Jones

 

 

Married:      Helen Sue Davis, Greensboro, North Carolina – 1952
Children:    Deborah Lynn Jones Koenes-Randy Koenes
                                Grand Rapids, Michigan
                     Bonnie Lea Jones Raymond-Frank Raymond
                                Orlando, Florida
                     James David Jones, Jr., Orlando, Florida
                     Ellen “Davie” Jones Shanle-Bruce Shanle
                                Orlando, Florida
                     Rebecca Sue Jones, Orlando, Florida

 History:      Lyle and Linden, Tennessee Public Schools
                     United States Air Force, 1956-1960
                                Staff Sergeant-Crew Engineer B-47 Bomber
                     Standard Oil of Kentucky Dealer, 1960-1963
                     Phillips Petroleum Dealer, 1963-1968
                     Damac’s Paint and Body Shop
                                President, 1968-1980
                     Dave Jones Wrecker Service, Inc.
                                President, 1974-Present
Memberships:
                     Professional Wrecker Operators of Florida
                                Founder and First President, 1977-1979
                     Towing & Recovery Association of America
                                Founder and First Treasurer, 1979-1982
                                Cabinet Member, 1979-Present
                                President, June 1985-Present
Awards:      U.S. Air Force Commendation Medal, 1958
                     All Florida Bowling Team, 1961-1963
                     Man of the Year-Tri Hi Y, 1976

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