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Catesby G. Jones Jr.

Catesby Graham Jones Jr., a World War II veteran and a former Gloucester County commonwealth’s attorney, died at his home on the York River on Dec. 10. He was 84.

The son of Catesby Graham Jones, a circuit judge in Gloucester, Mr. Jones was drafted while attending the University of Richmond during World War II and served in a medical battalion in Europe.

After the war, he graduated from the University of Virginia and its law school and began practicing law in Gloucester in 1951. He served as commonwealth’s attorney from 1963 to 1975 was also a former commissioner of accounts for the county. He practiced law until earlier this year.

Survivors include a son, a daughter and three grandchildren.

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