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Discussion: JW (Jay) Jones of Huffman Electric Passes on!!!!!!

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Oct. 13, 2012
hitman
Men's 65
307 posts
JW (Jay) Jones of Huffman Electric Passes on!!!!!!
Passing of Jay Jones.
It is with great sadness and heartbreak that I report the passing of JW(Jay) Jones the Sponsor and player for Huffman Electric. He was entering his grandsons high school football game when he suffered a massive heart attack and was unable to be revived. Jay was one of the true ambassadors of Senior Sotball and has been sponsoring teams and playing since Senior Softball was started. Everyone knew Jay by his limp even after knee replacement he kept playing and was truly a great hitter and fielder. Above that Jay was just truly one of best individuals that I have ever met and I had the priveledge of playing for him. Jay was always upbeat and took his lumps along with the wins and while doing so as a gentlemen. He was very proud of all his family and they always came first.
He will be sorely missed by the Softball Community along with all his family and friends in the Birmingham area.
Please pray for his family during there time of grieving.

RIP my friend and now you and Nick are back in the lineup together.

The Hitman #13
Oct. 13, 2012
Tater50
336 posts
Jim: describe him to me; Was he the big sort of heavy set fellow like me; about 5'9", dark hair?

John
LX
Oct. 14, 2012
hitman
Men's 65
307 posts
John
Jay was about 5'9" with average build, salt and pepper hair and extremely bow-legged, walked with limp and usually played 2nd or 3rd and had played in the middle in 65's. Also an extremely good hitter average and power wise. One could not ask to find a nicer more level headed man. The heavier one you are thinking of is probably POP Spain.

Take care and God Bless,
The Hitman #13
Oct. 14, 2012
southpaw
Men's 60
733 posts
In total agreement with you Jim. Jay was a good man and friend to all. Always greeted everyone with a smile and genuineness which made him special. The softball community certainly lost a great ambassador for the game.
Oct. 14, 2012
hitman
Men's 65
307 posts
Steve,
Are you going to the visitation tomorrow?
Not just the softball community lost, his family, his friends and his community along with our country.

The Hitman #13
Oct. 15, 2012
Senior Moments
Men's 60
58 posts
To All Of Our Huffman Electric Friends:

Please pass along our thoughts and prayers of JW to his family and his "softball" family.

Senior Moments and Huffman Electric became more than just softball opponents over the past few years. We became FRIENDS. JW was a big part of the friendship. He was always the first to congratulate his opponent when they won and the first to wish you the best when his team won.

We will miss JW and we look forward to seeing his teammates in the near future.

Senior Moments Softball
Shelby Simmons
Oct. 15, 2012
Airbosn
Men's 65
322 posts
To the Huffman Team and Family, My deepest smypathy. The softball community, his family, his friends lost a wonderful individual.
Len Rizzuto, Panhandle Hitmen
Oct. 16, 2012
hitman
Men's 65
307 posts
Thanks Shelby and Len,
I passed on your prayers and sympathies.
If you could have seen the turnout last night for the viewing it was very obvious what a great man Jay was. The viewing was set for two hours and I was there early and took over an hour to get thru, I'll bet it wasn't even over in 4 hours. A tribuite to a great man not just softball player and sponsor, but a husband, son in law, father, brother, uncle, family man, worshipper of God, and community active.
Jay may you RIP my brother.

The Hitman #13
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