Phillip Anthony "Tony" Jones Sr.
1957 - 2021
JONES, Phillip "Tony" Anthony, Sr., 63, died at Johnston-Willis Hospital from complications of prostate cancer. He was born December 25, 1957 in Welch, W.Va. He was the son of Donald Smith Jones. He was a high school graduate of Thomas Jefferson High School and was raised at the Methodist Childrens Home on Broad Street in Richmond, Va. Tony stayed in the field of Engineering for over 40 years, but was known for his expertise in electrical, HVAC, plumbing and contracting. In addition to be being survived by his father, Donald Jones of Hampton, Va., he is survived by his wife of 19 years, Barbara Miller Jones of Greencastle, Pa.; and brothers, Greg and Todd Jones, of Richmond, Va.; his two beloved sons, Phillip A. Jones Jr. of St. Augustine, Fla.; stepson, Steven M. Turner of Chesterfield, Va.; his five grandchildren, Cole, Ian, Wyatt, Weston and Allie were deeply loved and cherished by him. Tony was known for his quick wit, big hugs and a kind and compassionate spirit, and he was loved by many friends. His son, Phillip, was the true apple of his eye and he loved watching him for many years playing baseball, basketball and football. He was proud of the men both his sons, Phillip and Steven had become. A private family viewing will be conducted at 10 a.m. on Wednesday, April 7, 2021 at Bliley's Funeral Homes. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the Prostate Cancer Foundation.
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Published by Richmond Times-Dispatch on Apr. 4, 2021.
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so sorry for your loss
Sandy and Mark Schaefer
April 7, 2021
Phillip so for the loss of your Dad/ my cousin. Tony had a big heart an Was proud of the man that you became . Rest In Peace
Frankie Driver
April 5, 2021
Phillip - sorry to hear of your dad's passing. I will always remember him coaching Bobby in little league. He was a great guy!
Arlene Sharpe - Bobby's mom
April 5, 2021
Prayers for all of you. Wonderful man!
Judy Hoover
April 4, 2021
Your dad was always full of life and laughter. He was so proud of you and lived for those Friday nights. Thinking of you and your family. A loss for us on Earth is a giant gain for Heaven.
April 4, 2021
My heart goes out to you all... A life lived well surrounded by the love of your beautiful wife and family. Lifting you up in prayer
Sally Young
April 4, 2021
They whispered to you "you can't withstand the storm" you whispered back "I am the storm" . You were so strong my love, a fighter and a warrior of all warriors. I will love you forever. Your one and only sweetheart, Barb.
Barbara Jones
April 4, 2021