Charter Member William “Bill” Jones (3/13/1929 – 6/24/2021)

HOLLYWOOD, Md. — This morning, the Hollywood Volunteer Fire Department put the following message out on Facebook regarding the passing of Charter Member William “Bill” Jones.

“It is with deep sadness that we announce the passing of Charter Member William “Bill” Jones.  Mr. Jones was one of the original Community Members who came together to start the Hollywood Volunteer Fire Department in 1956. 

Mr. Jones was also a Life Member and held numerous positions in the department.  Mr. Jones held the positions of Vice President, Chief Engineer, and Assistant Engineer.  Mr. Jones was elected into the SMVFA Hall of Fame in 2008 and nominated for the MSFA Marbury F. Gates award in 2007.  Mr. Jones retired as a DOD Police Officer from Patuxent River NAS in 1991.

Mr. Jones continue to support HVFD during all of our fundraising events and could always be found in the raffle stand during our annual carnival.  He continued to attend drills and meetings every Tuesday night and supported the up and coming officers with great stories of the beginnings.  Mr. Jones was truly dedicated to serving his community and will be missed by all.

Tuesday June 29th 5pm – 8pm
Hollywood Volunteer Fire Department Social Hall
Prayers start at 7pm with Firemen’s Prayers at 7:15pm

Wednesday June 30th 10am
St. John’s Catholic Church
Interment to follow at the St. John’s Catholic Cemetery
St. John’s Road Hollywood, MD”