WILL R. RONEY
Mr. Will Roger Roney, 83, of Carson, VA departed this life on January 2, 2019. He was baptized at Little Zion Baptist Church. He attended the public schools of Dinwiddie County and worked as a Painter for GM Clements and Richard Pomplum Painting Companies. He was an avid baseball player.
He was preceded in death by his parents Johnnie and Helen Coles Roney and siblings, Clensy Roney, James Roney, Ernest Roney, John Roney, Raymond Roney, Larry Roney, Pearline Robinson, Mary Otis Parker, Wilma Mabry and Glenice Jones.
He is survived by his wife of 64 years Georgia Roney. This union was blessed with four sons, Alton (Mary), Will A. (Gloria), Stewart, Donald (Erica), and five daughters, Cynthia Gale (Howard), Gwendolyn Goode, Bonita Griffin (Patrick), Connie Branch (James) and Felicia Ellis (Alphonso); Brothers MacAuthur (Ester), Fred (Mary Ann) and Donald Leon (Glovenia) and sister Thelma Bolling; sistersin-laws, Dorothy Roney, Valerie Roney Kathleen Cook and Katie Jones.
He also leaves to cherish his memory 19 grandchildren, one devoted granddaughter Lakesha Roney and 23 great grandchildren and a host of nieces, nephews, cousins and friends. Dedicated cousins the Coles family of Piney Beach.
Funeral Service for Mr. Roney will be 11:00am, Tuesday, January 8, 2019 at Little Zion Baptist Church, 24603 Little Zion Road, Carson, VA, Rev. Dr. D. Tyrone Brandon, Sr., Pastor. Interment will follow at Will R. Roney Cemetery, Carson, VA.
Professional Services entrusted to the Staff of Jones Funeral Service, 13013 Park Ave., Stony Creek, VA. www.jonespeacefuneralhome.com