Rodney Jones, Jr.
1988 - 2013 PITTSFIELD Rodney S. Jones, Jr., 24, of 24 Crosier Ave., died Wednesday, April 3, 2013, in Pittsfield.
Born in Peekskill, N.Y., on Nov. 21, 1988, the son of Rodney S. Jones, Sr. and Lisa L. Rhodes-Jenkins, he was educated in Pittsfield schools and attended Taconic High School.
Rodney loved being a "Dad," and spending time with his family and friends. He also enjoyed watching sports on TV, video games, and music.
Rodney leaves his mother, Lisa L. Rhodes-Jenkins, and her husband, Dwayne, of Pittsfield; his father, Rodney S. Jones, Sr., of Peekskill, N.Y.; his fiancee, Shaunna E. Latini, and their son, Nyrell S. Jones, of Pittsfield; three brothers, Jayce J. Jones, Joshua M. Jones, and Elijah T. Jones, all of Pittsfield; a sister, Shashanna P. Jones of North Carolina; his maternal grandparents, Ella L. Smythe-Brown of Peekskill, N.Y., and Dock Brown, Jr., of West Virginia; his maternal great-grandmother, Helen J. Holland of Shelbyville, Tenn., and many aunts, uncles, cousins, nieces, nephews, and friends.
FUNERAL NOTICE: Funeral services for Rodney S. Jones, Jr., will be held Monday, April 8, 2013, at 12 Noon at DERY FUNERAL HOME with the Rev. Sigmund Sadzinski officiating. Burial will follow in Pittsfield Cemetery. Calling hours will precede the service beginning at 11.
In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to the Nyrell S. Jones Trust Fund in care of DERY FUNERAL HOME, 54 Bradford Street, Pittsfield.