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John Jones

John Robert Jones

Thursday, December 26th, 2019
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Obituary

John Robert Jones, 86, of Jefferson City, TN, formerly of Roanoke, VA, passed away Thursday, December 26, 2019, at The Heritage Center. John served as a Radio Operator for the U.S. Navy. He was a member of the Alumni Chapter of Roanoke College, The Gem and Mineral Society, North Riverside Baptist Church of Newport News, VA; First Baptist Church of Jefferson City, TN. A member of the order of F. & A. M., belonging to lodges in Newport News and Roanoke, VA. After a fulfilling career, he retired from GE, Newport News Ship Building Co., and Siemens. He was preceded in death by his first wife, Patricia Sue Firey; grandson, Christopher Pate; stepson, David Firey II; half-brother, Tommy Coleman; and son-in-law, Andrew Chaney.

John was a loving husband, father, stepfather, and grandfather to all. He leaves his wife, Patricia “Pat” Jones; daughters, Susan Chaney, Cindy (Nat) Webb, Tracy Rene, Alica (Fred) Bischoff; step-daughters, Debbie Firey-Louthen and Tonia (Doug) Turner; seven grandchildren; five great-grandchildren; eleven step-grandchildren; and seven step-great-grandchildren.

Visitation will be held Monday, December 30, 2019, from 5 p.m. until 7 p.m. at Mayes Mortuary with a service to follow at 7:00 p.m. with Bill Rosser officiating. A visitation and service for family and friends in Virginia will be Thursday, January 2, 2020, from 12 p.m. until 2 p.m., service at 2 p.m. to follow at John M. Oakey & Son Funeral Home, Salem VA. Military graveside services will follow in Evergreen Park Cemetery, Roanoke, VA.

A special Thank You goes to the nurses, CNA’s, housekeeping, the beautician and volunteers at The Heritage Center that helped John daily.

Online condolences may be sent to the family at www.johnmoakey.com.
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  • Visitation

    Thursday, January 2nd, 2020 | 12:00pm - 2:00pm
    When
    Thursday, January 2nd, 2020 12:00pm - 2:00pm
    Location
    John M. Oakey & Son Chapel
    Address
    305 Roanoke Boulevard
    Salem, Virginia 24153
    Get Directions: View Map | Text | Email
  • Service

    Thursday, January 2nd, 2020 | 2:00pm
    When
    Thursday, January 2nd, 2020 2:00pm
    Location
    John M. Oakey & Son Chapel
    Address
    305 Roanoke Boulevard
    Salem, Virginia 24153
    Get Directions: View Map | Text | Email
    Officiant
    Rev. Roy Kanode
  • Interment

    Thursday, January 2nd, 2020 |
    When
    Thursday, January 2nd, 2020
    Location
    Evergreen Burial Park
    Address
    Address Not Available
    Roanoke, VA
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