BRUCE L. JONES JR.
Mr. Bruce L. Jones, Jr., affectionately known as “BJ,” died suddenly on Monday, January 7, 2019, at Southside Regional Medical Center, Petersburg, VA. BJ was preceded in death by his maternal grandparents, Samuel and Nannie Sharpe; and paternal uncle, Franklin Lee Crockett.
BJ was born on August 26, 1985, in Petersburg, VA. He attended Dinwiddie County and Roanoke City Public Schools.
BJ leaves to cherish his memories to his only daughter, Makaela Jones-Terry of North Carolina; devoted and loving mother, Melissa L. Jones of Dinwiddie, VA; and father, Bruce L. Jones, Sr. (Rhonda P.) of Petersburg, VA; paternal grandparents, Mary R. Bennett of Petersburg, VA, and George E. Jones of Dinwiddie, VA; loving and devoted brother whom he resided, Darek T. Jones (Denise); nephew, Devin Jones; niece, Deziray Jones, all of Dinwiddie, VA; three aunts, Debbie Long (Eddie) of Sutherland, VA, Rhonda JonesLambert (Wesley) of North Dinwiddie, VA, and Marion Jones of Petersburg, VA; six uncles, Larry Sharpe (Becky) of Hampton, VA, George “Junnie” Jones (Annette), and Larry D. Jones (Tracey), both of Petersburg, Terry L. Jones (Linda) of Prince George, VA, and Charles “Bubba” Jones (Oleathia) of North Carolina, and Gary Tate of Dinwidde, VA; a host of cousins whom loved him as brothers.
Whose memories of him are surrounded around his infectious smile and love for his family. BJ will truly be missed by all.
Service will be held 2:00 P.M. Saturday, January 12, 2019, in the Chapel of J.M. Wilkerson Funeral Establishment, Inc., 102 South Avenue, Petersburg, VA. The interment to follow at Wilkerson Memorial Cemetery.
The family will assemble 1:00 P.M. the day of the service and will receive friends at 1468 Baxter Road, Petersburg, VA.
J.M. Wilkerson Funeral Establishment, Inc., 102 South Avenue, Petersburg, VA, (804) 732-8911, watch the funeral services live online at www.jmwilkersonsince1874.com.