William “Dick” Jones Jr. departed this life on Thursday, July 25, 2019 at Chippenham Hospital. He was born on October 28, 1944, the eighth of nine children to the late William Sr. (Papa Will) and Lenora (Momma Lee) Jones.
Dick was a native of Hanover, where he attended Hanover County Public Schools. He later moved to the City of Richmond in 1969. He was employed by Phillip Morris which is now known as Altira where he retired in 1999 with twenty-seven years of service. He worked part-time at Cardinal Health for a few years after retiring.
He was preceded in death by his parents William Sr. and Lenora Jones; one son Doron Royall; three sisters Virginia A. Hall, Leberta Anderson and Wilnete Wallace; two brothers Douglas “Phine” Jones and Judge “Jack” Lee.
He leaves cherished memories to his children Chouncey (Rosa) Jones ,Corey (Jena) Jones, Marsheta “She-She” Wright, Latia” Tee” Jones, Melvin “Mann” Jones, Elder Marvin Jr. (Rosanna) Chavis, Robert Chavis, Rachelle (Cliff) McDonald; twenty –one Grandchildren, fifteen Great-grandchildren; two sisters Mary (Kenneth) Bettis, Bessie (Roy) Shelton and one brother Elmar “Al” Jones; a host of nieces and nephews and other relatives and friends. Two devoted friends James Pollard and William Quarels.
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