Walter Severn Jones, 82 of Annapolis, Maryland formally of St. Leonard, Maryland passed away November 27, 2013 in Annapolis, Maryland. He was born March 22, 1931 in Weems, Virginia to the late Virgil W. and Katharine E. Jones.
Walter served in the Navy during the Korean War. He was a member of the Sons of Revolutionary War, Annapolis and Southern Maryland Chapters. He worked for 34 years at the Naval Sea Systems Command. He retired in 1986, and moved to Calvert County. Walter enjoyed fishing and sailing on the Patuxent River, growing his vegetable garden and wood working. In 2004 Walter and his wife of 64 years moved back to Annapolis, Maryland.
Walter is survived by his wife, Martha Coleman Jones, of Annapolis, Maryland, father of Joy Lee Schoenbauer of Riva, Maryland, and Jill Lynn Cropper of Dunkirk, Maryland. Grandfather of Christopher R. Schoenbauer, Bradley D. Schoenbauer, Ryan M. Schoenbauer, and Jennifer N. Francisco and her husband Jesiel. He is also survived by a brother Jack Randall Jones of Hyattsville, Maryland.
The family will receive friends on Monday December 2, 2013 from 10-11 AM at the Rausch Funeral Home, 4405 Broomes Island Road, Port Republic, Maryland where services will follow at 11 AM. Interment will be held in Waters Memorial Cemetery.
Memorial contributions may be made to Calvert Hospice, P.O. Box 838, Prince Frederick, Maryland 20678