Mr. James E. Jones, Jr.

  • Born: August 22, 1943
  • Died: November 1, 2016
  • Location: Waterbury, Connecticut

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Mr. James E. Jones Jr.

Mr. James E. Jones Jr., 73 of Grove Street, passed away Tuesday, November 1, 2016 at Waterbury Hospital after battling a long illness.

Mr. Jones was born August 22, 1943 in Waterbury a son of the late James E. "Buddy" and Audrey (Ryder) Jones Sr.

Jimmy was educated in the Waterbury public school system where he graduated from Webster Grammar School and attended Crosby High School. He entered into the United States Air Force where he served during the Vietnam Era. He was stationed at Andrews Air Force Base in Maryland where he was a member of the U.S. Air Force Honor Guard. Upon receiving an honorable discharge Jimmy relocated to Tennessee where he lived with his brother Reginald for many years. He also lived and worked in New Haven and also Vermont before migrating back to Waterbury where he lived until his passing. Jimmy was a man of few words but when he spoke you most certainly heard him. He was always known to be a sharp dresser. You would never catch him not looking his best. You were able to tell him by his swag and that unmistakable walk. Jimmy will be missed by all who knew and loved him.

Jimmy leaves to mourn his passing one son; Troy Grant of Hartford, one grandson, Di'Shone Iverson of Waterbury, three great grand daughters; Daelynn Iverson, Jada Iverson, Dailah Iverson all of Waterbury, step mother, Millicent Joyce Jones of Waterbury, four sisters; Barbara Whitt of Hamden, CT, Cheryl Jones-Little, Jocelynne Jones both of Waterbury, Valerie Jones (James Jr.) Perkins of Danbury, CT, one brother, Jonathan Jones of West Haven, CT, three nieces, Danny Williams, Taylor Jones, Elyce Jones, six nephews, Tristan Jones, Neal Tshombe, Victor Little, Jonathan Jr, and Jordan Jones, one aunt; Lois Beverly Jones of Waterbury, several cousins, extended family and friends including his longtime faithful companion for over 20 years, Judith Gatling of Waterbury. He was predeceased by two brothers, Reginald Jones and Neal Jones.