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William J. Jones, Jr.

November 26, 1935 ~ December 31, 2021 (age 86)

Obituary

We celebrate the homegoing of William J. Jones, Jr., who was called from labor to reward on Friday, December 31, 2021.

William J. Jones, Jr was the youngest and last surviving child of four born to the late William and Lennie Jones on November 26, 1935 in Brooklyn, New York.

William served in the United States Army and the Army Reserves from 1955 to 1963. He worked as an electrician for the United States Postal Service for 36 years, retiring in 1994. William was a standing member of the Elks Lodge #32 in Brooklyn, NY. Upon moving to Virginia Beach, Virginia, he married Carolyn Halyard and became a devoted member of Campbell’s Chapel AME Church.

Besides his parents, William was predeceased by one daughter, Sherrie and three sisters, Gerry, Lillian, and Helen.

William leaves to cherish his fond memories, his wife Carolyn H. Jones; six daughters, Linda, Lorri, Lisa, Sharisse, Tamika, Louanne; two sons, Derrick, Nathaniel, son-in-law and Partner in Crime”, Eddie; a host of grandchildren, great grandchildren, nieces, nephews, church family and friends.

His Lord said unto him, “Well done thou good and faithful servant: thou hast been faithful over a few things, I will make thee ruler over many things: enter thou into the joy of thy Lord.”  Matthew 25:21

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 Service Program


Services

Viewing
Thursday
January 6, 2022

5:00 PM to 7:00 PM
Beach Funeral & Cremation Services
4456 Bonney Road
Va Beach, VA 23462

Celebration of Life
Friday
January 7, 2022

11:00 AM
Beach Funeral & Cremation Services
4456 Bonney Road
Va Beach, VA 23462

Interment
Friday
January 7, 2022

1:00 PM
Colonial Grove Memorial Park
3445 Princess Anne Road
Virginia Beach, VA 23456

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**All viewings are walk through. Face mask must be worn**
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