CHARLES VICTOR JONES passed peacefully away at home on November 9, 2012. He was born July 6, 1927 to Cecil and Alma Stewart Jones in Harlem, New York.
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Charles attended Textile High School and then served in the United States Army. Upon completion of his service Charles attended Pace University where he received a bachelor's degree in Business Administration. Charles worked for the Amsterdam News, at an accounting firm as a CPA before he joined Xerox Corporation. Charles was a member of AICPA, Connecticut CPA, New York CPA; former treasurer and member of Wilton Rotary, Board of Human Services Council, and the Trumbull Republican Committee. He retired from Xerox as a Financial Executive after 25 years.
Charles is a member of Omega Psi Phi Fraternity, Wilton Rotary and ROMEO. He attended First Congregational Church on the Green in Norwalk, where he had served on the finance committee.
Charles leaves his current wife, Anita M; daughter Victoria Smith (John) of Wallace of North Carolina; three grandchildren, Anita, Victoria Eboni, and John; five great-grandchildren; four step-children, Ann, Simone, Clifford, and Barrett; eight step-grandchildren; beloved cousins, Zieda Blum (Samuel) of White Plains, NY, Nayda Mariette (Myron Kellogg) of Atlanta, GA, and Charelle Mariette of Bronx, NY; and numerous nieces, nephews, cousins, and friends. He was predeceased by his first wife, Bertha; sister, Myrtle; son, Charles V. Jones, Jr.; and granddaughter, Elizabeth.
Charles will always be remembered as the man who marched to a different drum beat – gentle, kind, and determined to do it his way even though God was in control. He will be missed by all.
A Memorial service will be held on Thursday, November 29, 2012 at 1:00 PM, First Congregational Church on the Green, 3 Lewis Street, Norwalk, CT. In lieu of flowers the family has requested a donation made to the
. Arrangements entrusted to Baker-Isaac Funeral Services, 985 Stratford Avenue, Bridgeport, CT 06607. www.bakerfuneralservices.com
Published in Connecticut Post on Nov. 15, 2012