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Richard Lee Jones, Sr.

January 4, 1941 ~ October 30, 2021 (age 80)


Richard Lee Jones, Sr., of Jacksonville, North Carolina, entered heaven and celebrated his heavenly birthday on Saturday, October 30, 2021 at the age of 80. A graveside service will be conducted 11:00 A.M. Monday November 15, 2021 in Greenview Cemetery. Richard was born in Reidsville, North Carolina on January 4, 1941 to Grace and Richard “Pete” Jones.  After the death of his mother, he was raised by his father and stepmother, Ruby Jones. Following a distinguished career of twenty-two years in the United States Marine Corp he attained his Bachelor of Science degree from the University of North Carolina at Wilmington in Marine Biology where he was employed as a research analyst for Duke University.  His most beloved and fulfilling job was being “Pop” to his six grandchildren and husband to his loving and devoted wife of sixty years, Linda (Jessie) Jones of Jacksonville. He is also survived by his sons, Richard Lee Jones, Jr., and wife Mary Louise of Jacksonville, David Jones of Sherman Oaks, California, Jeff Jones, and wife Nita of Concord, North Carolina, and grandchildren Richard L. Jones, III, Ryan Jones (Julia), Myers Jones (Savannah), Helen Jones, Sam Jones, and Emma Grace Jones. He will forever be in their hearts and missed very much every day. Citty Funeral Home is assisting the Jones family. Online condolences may be sent to:

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Graveside Service
November 15, 2021

11:00 AM
Greenview Cemetery
Montgomery St.
Redisville, NC 27320

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