James W. Jones

James Wilfred Jones, 65, of Petersburg, passed away Tuesday, Aug. 27, 2013. A native of Waverly, he was the son of the late Wilfred Conway and Rebecca Chesson Jones. After graduating from Randolph Macon College, James worked as a chemist for Phillip Morris and served in the U.S. Marine Corps Reserve.

Most recently, he was a devoted caregiver to his parents during the last years of their lives.

He is survived by: his sister, Judy Jones Schultz, of Waverly and his brother, Jerry Jones, of Portsmouth.

A graveside funeral service will be held at 11 a.m. Wednesday, Sept. 4, 2013, at Waverly Cemetery.

In lieu of flowers, the family requests that donations may be made to The Roc Solid Foundation, 3333-B Station House Road, Chesapeake, VA 23321 or rocsolidfoundation.org. Condolences may be registered at www.jtmorriss.com.

Published in The Progress-Index on Sept. 1, 2013