Sgt Wayne Murray Jones (Ret'd)
We regret to advise that Sergeant Wayne Murray Jones (Ret'd) passed away on 4 October 2010 at the age of 68.
Wayne was born in Regina, SK and joined the Royal Canadian Engineers 1959 when he started his basic training in Chilliwack with the 8th Intake, Sapper Apprentice Training. Wayne spent much of his career in Chilliwack. He was with the 3 Field Squadron Hockey team in 1968 when they won the first Canadian Forces Hockey Championship.
In 1971 Wayne was posted to Germany where he also played hockey for the 4 Field Squadron hockey team and started a band, the Bad Apples, with his best friend 'Boots'. This love for music continued throughout his life. Wayne was posted back to Chilliwack in 1975 and remained there until his retirement in 1982. At that time he began to work for the Bank of Montreal and continued with them until his second retirement in 1997. Wayne was very active with the Royal Canadian Legion Branch 280 not only as a member and a patron, but he was also the Entertainment Chairman and fulfilled many other duties as well.
Memorial Services will be held on Saturday, 16 October at 12 noon at Branch #280 Royal Canadian Legion.