Jeffrey Eugene Jones

31 August 1954 - 26 July 2018

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Jeffrey Eugene Jones

A service was held on Friday, July 27, 2018, for Jeffrey Eugene Jones, at the Islamic Community Greater Killeen Mosque in Killeen, Texas. Burial followed the service at Magbarah Cemetery of Central Texas, Temple, TX.

Jeff passed away after a short illness at the Baylor Scott White Medical Center, Temple, Texas at 8:57 am on Thursday, 26th July 2018. Although he lived In Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia he was also a resident of Marble Falls where he became ill during his annual vacation.

He is survived by his wife Sharifah and daughters Sarah and Farah and preceded in death by his mother Ruby Jon and father Valton Eugene (Doc) Jones.

Jeff graduated from Tulane University in 1976 with a BSc in Civil Engineering and had an extensive and successful domestic and international career with ExxonMobil before his retirement in 2015.

He worked for Exxon Company USA in South Texas between 1976 – 1979 and in the West Texas area between 1984 – 1986. During the periods of 1979 – 1983 Jeff was assigned to Saudi Aramco in Abqaiq / Dhahran, Saudi Arabia.

Jeff’s first assignment to Malaysia was between 1987 – 1993 and then to Esso Suez, Cairo, Egypt as its Operations Manager between 1994 and 1996 where he oversaw the sale of Exxon’s concession at East Zeit.

A short spell followed in Exxon Company International, New Jersey and then two further periods in Malaysia between 1998 – 2002 and 2006 – 2008 for the merged ExxonMobil company. During the 2003 and 2006 timeframe, Jeff was assigned to ExxonMobil Indonesia in Jakarta and was appointed Aceh Production Operations Manager.

Jeff’s last assignment prior to retirement in 2015 was with RasGas in Doha, Qatar where he was the Operations Expansion Manager.

Since retirement from ExxonMobil, Jeff had also undertaken several consulting assignments with Bain Company.

Jeff’s family wants to thank the doctors and nursing staff at the Baylor Scott White Medical Center, Temple, Texas who provided exceptional care during this very difficult time and a special word of thanks to relatives, neighbors and friends, particularly Terry Jones, Mitzie Pyle and Jennifer Moran for their support and friendship.

Jeff was an exceptional individual who was loving, kind and generous and he had a wide circle of friends around the world who will miss him greatly.

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