The Waterways Council reports that yesterday afternoon, industry pioneer Charles “Charlie” Jones passed away. He was 101.
Jones was Chief Executive Officer of Charleston, W. Va., headquartered Amherst Madison, Inc., a family owned operation providing a wide variety of marine services.
There will be a gathering of friends and co-workers on Thursday, October 24 at Port Amherst on the Lawn, #2 Port Amherst Drive, Charleston, W.Va., from 3:30 – 6:00 p.m.
A service will be held on Friday, October 25 at St. Matthew’s Episcopal Church, 36 Norwood Road, Charleston, W.Va. at 2:00 p.m.
Burial will be for family only in Oak Hill Cemetery on Saturday, October 26.