WILL R. RONEY

The Progress-Index Weekend - - OBITUARIES -

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

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