William Steve Jones

WILLIAMSBURG - William Steve Jones, 87, was called to rest by his Creator on April 4, 2014. His life began on November 14, 1926, the son of the late Mary and Steve Rockefeller Jones, in Chatham, Virginia. He was a Veteran of the US Army and retired from Fort Eustis Commissary, after many years of dedicated service. He also was an avid fisherman, hunter and a man of many talents. William was also predeceased by his brother, Bishop Theodore Jones, Jr and two daughters, Stephanie Robertson and Glenda Pollard. He is survived by his wife of fifty- four years, Pernell "Nellie" Jones; two daughters, Linda Davis and Tammie Lumbley (Carlton); eight grandchildren; twelve great-grandchildren; two sisters, Annie Pearl Coleman and Sarah Goodwin (James); three brothers, John Jones, Anderson Jones (Elizabeth) and Charlie Jones (Lula); two other sons-in-law; and a host of nieces, nephews, cousins and loving friends. A funeral service will be held 1 p.m. Wednesday, April 9, 2014, in Zion Baptist Church, 6373 Richmond Road, Lightfoot, VA. Entombment will follow in Williamsburg Memorial Park. A wake will be held on Tuesday, (tonight) April 8, 2014 from 5-7 pm in Whiting's Funeral Home. Professional services entrusted to the staff of Whiting Funeral Home, 7005 Pocahontas Trail, Williamsburg, VA, 23185. 757-229-3011. Whitingsfuneralhome.com

Funeral Home

Whiting's Funeral Home - Williamsburg
7005 Pocahontas Trail P.O. Box HB  Williamsburg, VA 23185
(757) 229-3011

Published in Daily Press on Apr. 8, 2014