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Earl 'Pen' Jones, engineer and preservationist

Earl 'Pen' Jones, engineer and preservationist

Earl Penuel Jones Jr., a retired mechanical engineer who worked to preserve historic Lutherville, died Nov. 7 of complications of brain cancer at Brookdale Assisted Living in Baltimore County. He was 82.

Born in Savannah, Ga., he was the son of Earl P. Jones, a vice president of the Citizens and Southern National Bank, and Norma Jones. He attended the Riley School and was a 1953 graduate of Savannah High School; he earned a degree in mechanical engineering from the Georgia Institute of Technology, where he was a member of the Reserve Officers Training Corps. He served in the Army, stationed at Fort Belvoir, Va.

As a child, he spent summers on Tybee Island and developed a...