Sherman C. “Bud” Jones was born on March 31, 1924. As a U.S. Navy radio operator during WWII, his assignment included landing with U.S. Marine amphibious operations and establishing communications for the Navajo Code Talkers. Bud earned a Purple Heart for injuries suffered in the performance of his duties.
Bud obtained his Pilot’s License utilizing the G.I. Bill of Rights, and enjoyed flying private aircraft throughout his life.
A natural athlete, Bud was accomplished in boxing, football, baseball, wrestling, and golf.