Ronald Jones
1964 - 2020
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, aka. "Jab" Ronald Jones, aka. "Jab" of Akron, Ohio, went home to be with the Lord on Sunday, May 17, 2020 at Akron City Hospital, Akron, Ohio, following a lengthy illness. He was born to the union of Ronnie Lacewell and Gwendolyn Jones on September 5, 1964. Ron was self-employed. Ronald was a 1982 graduate of Garfield High School, Akron, Ohio., where he played football. He went on to coach at the East Akron Pee Wee football organization for a legendary thirty-five years and coached in 30 championship games. He was preceded in death by his father, Ronnie Lacewell and mother, Gwendolyn Jones; also sisters; Debra Jones and Melody Lacewell. He is survived by sons, Rondell Turner and Daron Tucker; brothers, Carlos Clipper (Kimberly), Gregory Clipper (Nicole), Robert Jones Jr. (Robbie) and sister, Sharon McMillan (Lamont); special friend, Geri Casey. Homegoing celebration will be held on Saturday, May 23, 2020 at 4:30 p.m. at Rhoden Memorial Home 1101 Palmetto Ave. Akron, Ohio 44306 where family will receive friends from 3:30 p.m. until time of service. Pastor Lorenzo Glenn, Eulogizing. Condolences for the family may be sent to the funeral home.




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Published in Akron Beacon Journal on May 21, 2020.
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May 27, 2020
To The Family You Have Our Condolences & Deepest Sympathy
John & Susan White
Friend
May 25, 2020
Rondell was my baby brother dad he was a very caring and nice man may he Rest In Peace
Janet
Family
May 25, 2020
Carlos and the Jone Family, May God bless you and your family in this time of sorrow. Jab will be missed. I loved my friend like a brother.
April Thomas
Friend
May 23, 2020
I was shocked when I heard of Jab's passing. I was thinking how I new him since Glover Elementary. May He rest in peace and the family be blessed with precious memories.
Paul Jackson
Friend
May 23, 2020
Sending sympathy from our family to yours. Coach Jab put his heart and soul into making us better players and people. A great loss to the community.
Arnold family
Friend
May 23, 2020
Carlos and the Jones Family please accept my deepest condolences for your loss.
Charles Brown
May 22, 2020
Gone too Soon Coach aka jab You will be missed my deepest Sympathy for The Family and God Bless Your family during this difficult time Sincerely Your Sister n Law Samantha
Samantha Robinson
Family
May 22, 2020
Gone too Soon Coach aka jab my deepest Sympathy to the family Rest in Peace You will always be Remembered God Bless and Keep your family in these difficult times. From Your Sister n Law Samantha Robinson
Samantha Robinson
Family
May 22, 2020
Rest in Peace Ron aka Coach aka jab My Prayers are with the Family at this time, You will Always be Remembered God Bless and keep the Family in This difficult time. From Your Sister n law Samantha Robinson
Samantha Robinson
Family
May 22, 2020
You will TRULY be missed we go back a long way you gave your all to the kids and a true friend rest eazy my friend .
Darrin Brown
Friend
May 22, 2020
The passing a great young man that dedicated his time to the youth of this community. Many were able to play football under his leadership as past director of Dragon Nation U will be miss RIP my brother
Clarence Kaiser
Friend
May 21, 2020
Thank you for all the love and lessons on and off the field, Coach Jab. You were an incredible father figure to me and Im sure many other former players. You are truly a East Pee Wee legend. May God bless you and your family in this time of sorrow.
2000 East Pee Wee JV Champion
Friend
May 21, 2020
I am so sorry to hear about the passing of Ronald(Jab). He was a great person and had a wonderful spirit. May God bless and watch over the family in this time of sorrow. Rest in peace Jab, you will be truly missed.
Amelia Wilkins
Classmate
May 21, 2020
Offering our deepest condolences during this difficult time.
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