Dr. Douglas Jones of Stemple Pass passed away due to natural causes on Dec. 26, 2014. Born in Butte,Mt in 1949 Doug resided in Helena 1959-1968.
Dr. Jones received his degrees in physics from Stanford University, University of British Columbia and University of Arizona. He worked at Bureau of Standards and National Institutes of Health near Washington D.C. for 20 years.
Upon retiring due to a disability Doug moved to his house near the cabin of his parents Wayne and Ethel Jones who preceded him in death.
He is survived by a brother, Brad Jones of Hawaii, a sister, Sharon Ellestad of Helena, a niece and nephew, Shauna and Daniel Brent, and their families.
A private family memorial is planned.