LEON JONES

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Leon Jones, 73, died Jan­uary 8, 2019, at South­side Re­gional Med­i­cal Cen­ter. He was the son of the late James and Car­rie Jones. He was pre­ceded in death by his par­ents and his brother, Charles Jones.

Leon en­joyed cook­ing, at­tend­ing train shows, fish­ing and play­ing his gui­tar. In his early years he joined the Mount Level Bap­tist Church and later joined the Bethesda Church of Christ, where he at­tended faith­fully un­til is health be­gan to fail.

Leon leaves to cher­ish his mem­o­ries a brother, Con­nie Jones (Laura) of Dewitt, VA; two sis­ters Doris Hall of Peters­burg, VA, and Mary Dab­ney (Charles) of Din­wid­die, VA; sev­eral nieces, neph­ews, cousins, friends, and one spe­cial friend Ms. Ruth Jones.

A cel­e­bra­tion of life ser­vice will be held 12 noon Mon­day, Jan­uary 14, 2019, at the Peters­burg ChapelJoseph M. John­son & Son Fu­neral Home, 530 S. Sy­camore Street, Peters­burg, VA, with the Rev. Alexan­der Wil­liams, eu­lo­giz­ing. Burial will fol­low at Mt. Level Bap­tist Church, Din­wid­die, VA.

The fam­ily can be reached at (804)469-3933.

Fu­neral ar­range­ments are en­trusted to the Joseph M. John­son & Son Fu­neral Home, 530 South Sy­camore Street, Peters­burg. (804)863-4411.

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