ATLANTA, Ga. – Dr. Wirt Addison Jones, Jr., MD, of Staunton Drive, Marietta, Ga., passed away Tuesday, March 5, 2013, at the age of 74.
Dr. Jones is survived by his wife of 50 years, Josephine Cruikshank Jones, a daughter, Alison Stewart Jones, and a son, Wirt Addison Jones III and his wife Catherine McManus Jones, and two grandsons, Wirt Addison Jones IV and Trevor Michael Jones, all of Atlanta; sisters, Terri Jones Bell of Charleston, and Susan Jones of Logan.
Dr. Jones was the son of the late Wirt Addison Sr. and Lucille Green Jones of Logan. He graduated from West Virginia University at Morgantown and Tulane Medical School in New Orleans, La. He served in the United States Navy and practiced Ophthalmology in Atlanta for 41 years.
There will be a private family memorial service held for Dr. Jones.
Visitation with friends and family will be at 3377 Pine Meadow Rd, Atlanta, Sunday, March 10, from 7-8:30 p.m.
In lieu of flowers, please send donations to his favorite charity, SmileTrain, in honor of Dr. Jones at the following link: http://support.smiletrain.org/goto/Wirt_A_Jones
Cremation Society of Georgia of Atlanta, Ga., is in charge of arrangements.