Dr. Edward E. Jones, 94, physician; Navy veteran, accomplished equestrian, died Friday, June 24, 1994, of congestive heart failure, at Bourne Manor Nursing Home, where he had been a patient for the past two years.
Dr. Jones was the husband of Elsa Louise (Keysor) Jones, formerly of Salt Lake City, Utah, who died in 1991. They had been married for 60 years at the time of her death.Dr. Jones was born and educated in Spanish Fork, Utah and later moved with his family to Salt Lake City. He was a graduate of the University of Utah in Salt Lake City in 1923, where he was a member of the Beta Theta Pi fraternity. In 1925 he received his medical degree form the University of Pennsylvania Medical School in Philadelphia.
He served in the Navy and interned at the U.S. Naval Base Hospital in Brooklyn, N.Y. He spent the remainder of his commission at sea on the SS Shawmut.
He was a resident at the Massachusetts Eye and Ear Infirmary in Boston, where he began a practice as an associate doctor in 1929.
In 1931, Dr. Jones began a private practice as an eye, ear, nose and throat physician with another physician in Brockton, where he was on the staff at both Brockton and Goddard Memorial hospitals.
In 1946, Dr. Jones took a leave of absence to work as a resident physician at the San Diego Hospital in San Diego for a year and a half. He returned to Brockton and continued his practice there until his retirement in 1991.
He had been a resident of Brockton for 57 years and had maintained a home on Daniels Island in Mashpee since 1960.
Dr. Jones was a member of the Massachusetts Medical Society, the New England Otolaryngological Society and the American College of Surgeons. He was a consulting otolaryngologist to the U.S. Veterans Hospital in Brockton and the Lakeville State Sanitarium in Lakeville.
He was an accomplished equestrian and spent much of his recreational time on horseback in Utah, Brockton and Cape Cod.
He was predeceased by a son, Michael E. Jones, a well-known Cape architect who died in 1984.
He is survived by a son, E. Thomas Jones of Cotuit; a sister, Margaret West of Hollywood, California; three grandchildren, Wendy Jones, Mashpee and Evan and Ben Jones, Falmouth; and many nieces and nephews in Utah and California.
A funeral will be held at 11 a.m., Wednesday, at Sampson and Hall Funerals, 309 Main St., Brockton. Burial will follow in Melrose Cemetery, Brockton. Calling hours are 5 to 8 p.m. Tuesday at the funeral Home.
Memorial donations may be made to Goddard Memorial Hospital, Sumner Street, Stoughton, MA 02072.
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