Huey Pierce Jones, 83, of State College, died Wednesday, December 23, 2020, at Hollidaysburg Veterans Home.
Born February 27, 1937, in Lettsworth, Louisiana, he was the son of the late Matthew W. and Alma Evans Jones. On June 30, 1973 he married Ireen Broadus, who survives.
In addition to his wife, he is survived by one brother, Benjamin H. Jones of Baton Rouge, LA; one sister, Cathy Jones of Baton Rouge, LA; and several nieces, nephews and many extended family members.
Huey graduated from Southern University Lab School in Baton Rouge, LA, in 1955. He served in the United States Navy. He then attended Southern University in Baton Rouge, LA, and earned a master's degree in Guidance and Counseling in 1968. He worked as a counselor for the Division of Undergraduate Studies at Penn State University for 25 years before his retirement in 1998.
Huey was a member of Albright Bethune United Methodist Church. He played basketball in the Navy, was involved in State College Kiwanis, and was on the board at Centre Peace.
Funeral services will be announced at a later date.
Burial will be in Indiantown Gap National Cemetery in Annville, PA.
Memorial contributions may be directed to Albright Bethune United Methodist Church at 206 S. Burrowes St., PO Box 153, State College, PA 16801.
Arrangements are under the care of Koch Funeral Home, State College. Online condolences and signing of the guest book may be entered at www.kochfuneralhome.com or visit us on Facebook.