Charles Hill Jones, Jr. 89 of Palm Beach, Florida and Little Silver, NJ died on September 28, 2022. He is survived by his wife Hope (Haskell) and his children: Hope H. of Edgartown, MA, Charles H. III (Shea) of Rumson, NJ and Henry M. T. (Parker) of Atlanta, GA., and six grandchildren. A graduate of the Buckley School and Groton, Charlie graduated from the University of Virginia where he was a proud member of Delta Kappa Epsilon and the Varsity Tennis Team. During a career in financial services, he was Director of Research at Wood, Struthers & Winthrop, Chief Investment Officer at Midlantic National Bank, Chairman & President of NJ Title Insurance, and President of Edge Partners. Ltd. He was a member of the CFA Institute and a recipient of the Marquis Who’s Who Honors: Albert Nelson Marquis Lifetime Achievement Award. He was a former President, Board of Trustees of the Rumson Country Day School; Chairman of the Finance Committee, Monmouth Medical Center; Trustee of Hampden-Sydney College; Honorary President of Delta Kappa Epsilon and on the Deke Foundation Board of Directors. He was the recent recipient of the David Carr Memorial Legacy Award from the Eta Chapter of DKE at UVA. He was also a former Secretary of the Seabright Lawn Tennis and Cricket Club and this past March was deeply honored to be the Grand Marshall of the Rumson St. Patrick’s Day Parade.
Visitation will be Monday, October 3rd from 4 to 7 pm at Thompson Memorial Home, 310 Broad St, Red Bank, NJ. Funeral services will be held at St. George’s-By-The River Church in Rumson, NJ at 11:00 am on Tuesday, October 4th. A celebration of life will be held later in Palm Beach. In lieu of flowers donations to the Charles Hill Jones Sr. & Jr. House Maintenance Fund, UVA Alumni Association, 211 Emmet Street South, Charlottesville, VA 22903 or a charity of your choice would be appreciated.
2022 Parade Awards
MJL Essay Winners: Parade Committee Members Chris Smith & Pete Hogan congratulate CBA students Brent Foytlin, (second place) and William Coughlin (first place) winners of the Michael J. Larkin Memorial Irish Essay Competition. Not pictured, CBA student Brady Prunty, third place winner.
Best Float: Devin & Marty Ryser accept the Best Float Award from Rumson Parade Committee Chris Smith.
Rumson St. Patrick’s Day Parade Committee Members Pete Hogan and Chris Smith with the 2022 Rumson St. Patrick's Day Parade Awards.
2022 Presidential Award: Frank Harrison, Wall Twp. Public School JROTC Instructor, Social Studies and Physical Education Teacher joins Parade Committee Chris Smith and Pete Hogan to accept the 2022 Rumson St. Patrick’s Day Parade President's Award.
Best Marching Unit Award: Chris Smith and Peter Hogan congratulate CBA Pipes & Drums members Jack Bailey, William Coughlin, Shane Wedlock, Brian Hughes and CBA Brother Frank with the Parade's Best Marching Unit Award.
Irish Heritage Poster Contest: Parade Committee Members Chris Smith & Pete Hogan congratulate Holy Cross Academy Third Grader Brynn Bialock for her winning poster in the K-3 Irish Heritage Poster Contest. Not pictured: Holy Cross Academy 6th Grade winner Caelin Burke.
Best Irish Step Dance School: Joining Parade Committee Chris Smith and Pete Hogan are Gillian and daughter Jillian Daly, who accepted the Best Irish Step Dance Award for Daly Irish Dance School at the annual Rumson St. Patrick's Day Parade Awards Ceremony, held March 24, 2022 at Val's Tavern.