Mr. Moses "Jimmy" Jones Jr., 68 of 1121 W. South Blvd., Petersburg, Va., departed this life Saturday, March 8, 2014, at Southside Regional Medical Center, Petersburg, Va.

He was born Dec. 21, 1945, in Dinwiddie, Va., to the Late Mamie Timms and Moses Jones Sr. He was educated in the Dinwiddie Public School System. At an early age, he confessed Christ and became a member of the Little Bethel Baptist Church, Stony Creek.

Jimmy was a former employee of Titmus Optical, Emperial Reading and Southpark Mall. He enjoyed spending time with family and friends, and valued the love shared with each. He was a board member for Triangle Community Development, CEO of Jones Seal Coating and Striping, and an active member of Neighborhood Watch. He was also a past member of the Masons and enjoyed fishing. He will be missed by all who knew and loved him dearly.

He leaves to cherish a legacy of precious memories, a loving wife of 42 years, Katie Ragsdale Jones of Petersburg; four sons, Kevin M. Jones (Barbara), Michael T. Jones (Nedra), Tremain C. Jones and Keith Brown (Cheryl) of Petersburg; two sisters, Georgia Roney (Will) of Carson, Va., and Kathleen Cook of Stony Creek; six grandchildren, K'Mario, Keon, Michelle, Nakayla, TaShauna and Keith; three brothers-in-law, John Ragsdale, Ralph Ragsdale (Barbara), Bobby Ragsdale (Ann), Jonathan Ragsdale (Cynthia), Floyd Ragsdale (Connie) and Joseph Ragsdale; two sisters-in-law, Doretha Ragsdale and Deborah Ragsdale; devoted niece, Gwen Roney Goode; devoted friend, Jeffrey Fleming. He leaves a host of nieces, nephews, cousins and friends to treasure his legacy.

A homegoing service will be held at noon Monday, March 17, 2014, at Little Bethel Baptist Church, 23503 Flatfoot Road, Stony Creek, Va.; the Rev. David L. Banks Sr., pastor, officiating. Interment will follow at the Jones Family Cemetery, Stony Creek, Va. Viewing will be held from 3 to 7 p.m. today, Friday, March 14, 2014, at Joseph M. Johnson & Son Funeral Home, 530 S. Sycamore St., Petersburg, Va., and Sunday, March 16, 2014, at Jones Peace Funeral Home, 13013 Park Ave., Stony Creek, Va.

Arrangements are entrusted to the Jones-Peace Funeral Service, 13013 Park Ave., Stony Creek, Va. 434-246-3171,

Funeral Home

Joseph M. Johnson and Son Funeral Home - Petersburg
530 S. Sycamore Street  Petersburg, VA 23803
(804) 863-4411

Published in The Progress-Index from Mar. 10 to Mar. 14, 2014