WWII veteran who started birthday tradition of skydiving at 83 plans one last jump

Walterboro, South Carolina resident Howard P. Jones Jr. was a tail gunner in a B-24 Liberator during World War II. Jones, who has congestive heart failure and is in Hospice care, plans to sky dive for his tenth time, which could be his last — an a
Walterboro, South Carolina resident Howard P. Jones Jr. was a tail gunner in a B-24 Liberator during World War II. Jones, who has congestive heart failure and is in Hospice care, plans to sky dive for his tenth time, which could be his last — an a

He’s 93. He’s under hospice care. So this Lowcountry man will jump out of an airplane

February 19, 2018 02:06 PM

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