Dave Jones Jr.

Published 1:53 pm Friday, September 30, 2011

Oct. 1, 1948 –

Sept. 26, 2011

Funeral services for David Henry Jones Jr., 62, of Jacksonville, Fla., were held Sunday, Oct. 2 at Ivey Funeral Home Chapel with Rev. Dewitt Phillips officiating. Interment followed at Roselawn Memory Gardens, with William Beckwith, B. J. Burris, Larry Cantley Jr., David Ellis, Archie Cantley, and Danny Josey serving as active pallbearers.

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Mr. Jones was born Oct. 1, 1948 in Macon, Ga., the son of David Henry Jones and Elva Bagley Jones. He died Monday, Sept. 26, 2011 at his residence.

Mr. Jones earned his Master’s degree from Troy State University and worked for several school systems, including Decatur County School System. He was the Director of Transportation for Durham School Services in Jacksonville. Mr. Jones was of the Baptist faith and was very active in the communities where he worked. He was avid fan of the Florida Gators, enjoyed listening to music, and was a dedicated supporter of education.

He was preceded in death by his former wife, Ann Cantley Jones.

Survivors include his son, Christopher Dean Jones of Brinson; and his grandchildren, Skyler Dean Jones and Ashlynn Marie Jones of Bainbridge.

Ivey Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.