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Obituary: Charles Walter "Choo-Choo" Jones

Charles Walter "Choo-Choo" Jones

Charles Walter "Choo-Choo" Jones

Charles Walter "Choo-Choo" Jones, born April 17, 1937, passed away on Sept. 14, 2015 in Phoenix. He moved from Trinidad, Colorado to Prescott in 1948. Known by his friends as "Charley," attended Prescott High School from 1952 to 1956 where he was a star running back earning the nickname "Choo-Choo."

He attended Arizona State University and played between 1956-1958 on the Sun Devils undefeated football team under Coach Dan Devine.

Charley is survived by his son Kevin of Phoenix; brother Kenneth of Phoenix; and cousin Pearl Porter of Prescott.

A graveside memorial service for Charley will take place at 11 a.m., Oct. 3, 2015 at the Mountain View Cemetery, 1051 Willow Creek Road, Prescott, Arizona.

Information provided by survivors.