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Official Obituary of

James W. Jones

June 15, 1948 ~ February 17, 2024 (age 75) 75 Years Old

James W. Jones Obituary

James W. Jones, also known as “Stone” entered eternal rest on February 17, 2024.  He was born on June 15, 1948 to the late Ida Mae Jones in Lynchburg.

James attended Lynchburg City Schools where he graduated from Dunbar High School.  He was a former member of Second Baptist Church.  He joined the U.S. Marine Corps. in March 1968 where he served for his country and was honorably discharged in May 1970.

Stone’s hobbies were golfing, fishing, hunting and his favorite was playing the Virginia Lottery.  He loved going to the store twice a day to play his Pick 3 and Pick 4 numbers.  He was a die-hard Washington Commanders (Redskins) fan.

James retired from KBS Construction Company.  He was a lead foreman on the jobsite when they built the Richmond Marriott Hotel.

James was predeceased in death by his mother, Ida Mae Jones and step daughter, Tracey Blathers.

James leaves to cherish his loving memory his wife of 50 years, Mary A. Jones; daughters, Jamie Jones, Tammy Blathers and Rhonda Redd; son, Mario Jones; 6 grandchildren; 8 great-grandchildren; sisters, Geraldine Barksdale, Gerald Jones and Patricia Wilson; brother, Howard Jones (Treva); brother in law, Ted Blathers (Diana); sisters in law, Patricia Branch, and Denise Parks; and a host of other relatives and friends.

A viewing will be held from  10 a.m. - 7 p.m. on Thursday, February 29, 2024 at Wilson & Associates' Funeral Service - East Chapel, 5008 Nine Mile Rd., Richmond, VA, where funeral services will be held 1 p.m. Friday, March 1, 2024.

The Jones family is receiving services of comfort from Wilson & Associates' Funeral Service - East Chapel, 5008 Nine Mile Rd., Richmond, VA.

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Services

Viewing
Thursday
February 29, 2024

10:00 AM to 7:00 PM
Wilson & Associates' Funeral Service (East Chapel)
5008 NINE MILE ROAD
RICHMOND, VA 23223

Funeral Service
Friday
March 1, 2024

1:00 PM
Wilson & Associates' Funeral Service (East Chapel)
5008 NINE MILE ROAD
RICHMOND, VA 23223

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