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James C. “Jaime” Jones


Lewis & Gillum Funeral Homes

202 Maple Ave., Oak Hill, Ohio 45656

James Clyde "Jaime" Jones, III, passed away May 15, 2023, at his home in Chicago, Illinois. He was born March 24, 1949, at the old Holzer Hospital, in Gallipolis, Ohio, to the late Thelma M. (Staton) Jones and the late James Clyde Jones, Jr. Jaime grew up in Oak Hill, Ohio, where he attended public school, graduating from Oak Hill High School in 1967. He worked a paper route for several years, played the trumpet in the high school band, and played guitar in a rock band, The Fifth Amendment, with some of his friends. With multiple generations of his family, Jaime attended St. Paul (United) Methodist Church, where he occasionally played the organ and piano at services. After high school, Jaime attended The Ohio State University, where he graduated with a bachelor's degree in electrical engineering. After college, he worked for a few different companies, including Hobart Corporation, in Troy, Ohio; General Electric, in Pittsfield, Massachusetts; and IITRI, in Chicago. Jaime is survived by his four siblings: Paul and Tony, of Columbus, Ohio and Kevin and Linda, of Oak Hill, Ohio; as well as numerous relatives and friends. Calling hours will be held on Thursday, May 25th, 2023 from 11:30AM-1PM with funeral services beginning at 1PM at the Lewis & Gillum Funeral Home of Oak Hill. Burial will immediately follow at C.M. Cemetery. Online condolences may be sent to


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