BANGOR – Julian Linwood Jones, 92, died Feb. 26, 2014, at the VA Hospice Center at Togus. He was born Dec. 10, 1921, in Bangor, son of Linwood M. and Queen O. (Jenkins) Jones.
Julian was a graduate of Bangor High School, class of 1939. He entered the Army Air Corps and served from 1942 to 1945 as a Radar Mechanic in the US and England during the European Air Campaign. He married Beulah “Betty” Norris June 8, 1944, in Bangor. Julian was employed by the Bangor Merrifield Office Supply Company for 41 years, retiring as a buyer. He was a member of Rising Virtue Lodge No. 10, AF & AM of Bangor, Scottish Rite Bodies Valley of Bangor, Maine Consistory 32nd degree and Anah Shriners. Julian was coronated a Sovereign Grand Inspector General 33rd Degree of the Ancient Accepted Scottish Rite of Free Masonry for the Northern Masonic Jurisdiction of the United States of America Sept. 30, 1987, in Boston.
Surviving are one daughter, Julie Storm Jones of Hallowell; two grandsons, Alexander Jones Gross of West Bath, and Elijah Norris Gross of Hallowell; and one cousin, Clayton Rogers of Brewer. Julian was predeceased by his wife, Beulah “Betty” Jones in 2002; and an infant daughter.
A Masonic memorial service will be held noon Thursday, March 6, at Brookings-Smith, 133 Center St., Bangor, conducted by the officers and members of Rising Virtue Lodge. Interment will be at Mount Hope Cemetery, Bangor. The family invites relatives and friends to share conversation and refreshments at the Family Reception Center of Brookings-Smith, 163 Center St., Bangor, immediately following the service Thursday. Those who wish to remember Julian in a special way may make gifts in his memory to the Dyslexia Center for Children of Bangor, 294 Union St., Bangor, ME 04401. Condolences to the family may be expressed at www.BrookingsSmith.com.