Brothers James R. “Jimmy” Jones and Lee F. Jones died within seven months of one another. They were close all their lives and even followed similar careers in carpentry and racing. Lee was also a musician, amongst his many other talents.

Lee was 81 when he died on June 5. Jimmy was 79 when he passed on Jan. 23. Both men were stricken with cancer.

T.W. Burger began is journalism career at the Gettysburg Times in 1985. He worked for several other newspapers in the area during the 1990s and 2000s before returning to the Times as a correspondent in 2013.

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