John “Casey” Raymond Jones ’41

John “Casey” Raymond Jones ’41, of Atlanta, Ga., passed away on Dec. 31. After graduating from Davidson College, he attended Harvard Business School until enlisting in the U.S. Navy after the bombing of Pearl Harbor. He completed his M.B.A. at Wharton Business School after World War II. Casey went on to become a certified public accountant with Arthur Andersen & Co. until his retirement in 1987. He then served as an associate professor on the faculty of the Emory University Business School and a faculty advisor to Beta Alpha Psi, an accounting fraternity. After retiring from Emory, he served as the chairman of the Georgia State Board of Accountancy. Casey was an active member of Trinity Presbyterian Church for 54 years, where he served as a deacon and later as an elder. He served as a class secretary at Davidson College, as well as volunteering for a number of Class of ’41 reunions. In addition to his involvement in several other civic and professional organizations, Casey was a loyal supporter of Families First and its predecessor organizations, active in the Mt. Paran Northside Civic Association, a former trustee of Trinity School, and a leader for many years in the Georgia Society of CPAs, where he was a mentor to generations of younger accountants. He is survived by his wife, Vivian Tucker Jones,162 Maribeau Sq. N.W., Atlanta, Ga. 30327; his son, John Raymond Jones, Jr. of Atlanta, Ga.; and his niece, Barbara Compton Smith, of Virginia Beach, Va.