James V. Jones, Jr., 79
James V. Jones, Jr., 79, a former resident of Morgantown, West Virginia, and son of the late James V. Jones, Sr. and Mary Holmes Jones, died on Jan. 24, 2021, at Central Baptist Hospital in Lexington, Ky.
Jim gave 32 years of service to the Federal Government, most of which was with the Federal Bureau of Prisons, Department of Justice. Former duty stations: NTS Washington, DC., NYC Morgantown, WV, FCI Lewisburg, PA; FCI Terre Haute, IN; FCI Petersburg, VA; FCI Memphis, TN. He retired as Chief, Budget Execution of the Bureau of Prisons, Department of Justice in Washington, DC. There his accomplishments included the introduction of the FMIS budgeting module in the Bureau of Prisons, mastering the system to the point that the Department of Justice recognized the Bureau of Prisons for having one of the finest budgeting systems in the department.
Even-tempered, kind to everyone he met, but most of all Jim loved the Lord and was a devoted Christian. He was dedicated to his family which he loved very much. Jim leaves behind his wife of 59 years, Julia Frazier Jones, two daughters, Julie Lynch (Danny Lynch) and Jamie Smith (Steve Smith), four grandsons, Weston Lynch, Joshua Dunston (Kristi), Aaron Lynch, and Jacob Dunston (Taylor), and three great-granddaughters, Peighton and Brennan Lynch, and Harper Dunston. We are deeply saddened by his departure; however, we will cherish our memories we have of him.
A private graveside service will be held at Beverly Hills Memorial Gardens in Morgantown, West Virginia. McCulla Funeral Home in Morgantown, West Virginia, is in charge of arrangements, and online condolences may be sent to the family at www.McCulla.com.