|Also Known As:
Louis Marshall Jones
||Died: || February 19, 1998
||Cause of Death: || complications from several strokes
|| Niagra, Kentucky, USA
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Youngest of 10 children
Learned to play the fiddle, mandolin and guitar as a child
Appeared on the radio at age 16
Served in the military police in Germany during WWII broadcasting on the Armed Forces Radio with band, the Munich Mountaineers
Had his own radio show "The Young Singer of Old Songs" on WJW Arkon, OH
Toured with Bradley Kincaid who dubbed him with the name "Grandpa"
Debut recording with Merle Travis as the Shepard Brothers
Moved to Nashville, TN
Premiere appearance on the "Grand Ole Opry"
Joined the show permanently
Featured on "Hee Haw" as Grandpa Jones
Last appearance on the "Grand Ole Opry" on January 3
Underwent open heart surgery
Appeared in "Grand Ole Opry Live Christmas"
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Romona Jones. Singer, musician. Survived him.
Eugene W Jones. Survived him.
Mark A Jones. Survived him.
Eloise Jones Hawkins. Survived him.
Alisa J Wall. Survived him.
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