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Thursday, July 18, 2019
4:00 - 7:00 P.M.

Friday, July 19, 2019
2:00 P.M.
Ray Williams Memorial Chapel
301 N. Howard Avenue

4900 East Chelsea Street
Tampa, FL 33610

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07/15/2019 09:45 PM



Mr. George Jones of Temple Terrace passed away Sunday, July 7, 2019.  Funeral services will be conducted Friday, July 19 at 2:00 p.m. at Ray Williams Memorial Chapel, 301 N. Howard Avenue with Pastor Antonio Pringley, officiating.  Interment will follow in Orange Hill Cemetery.

Mr. George Jones was a native of St. Augustine, Florida and a resident of the Tampa Bay Area for 66 years.  He was educated in the public schools of St. John's County.  Mr. Jones was employed with the International Longshoreman Association, Local 1402 & 1759 for 52 years.  After his retirement, George loved to go to the Union Hall and surround himself with other retirees who were playing dominos, laughing and joking and sometimes having cookouts.  He was a very soft spoken person, he was loved by many people and would always put a smile on your face or laugh in your heart.  George was affectionately known as "Porgie Boy" by his son Re'Sha.  He will be truly be missed by his family and all of his friends.

He was preceded in death by: his father, Oscar Jones; mother, Annie Bell Jones; brother, Nathaniel Jones; along with a host of other relatives.

He leaves to cherish his memory: two sons, Re'Sha Jones and Basilio Jones; a very devoted and caring friend, Elizabeth Jones and Helen King; sister, Adelle; sister-in-law, Phyllis (Jerry), Linda, Kayvette and Betty; brother-in-law, Dexter (Beverly); nieces, Geraldine (Cato), Shanti (Cedrick), Porscha, Ebony (Jay), Chantal (Michael), Rachelle, Nikia, Nakisha, Jessica (Dre), Brittany, Alesia and Jasmine; nephews, Earl Jr., Darrick, Michael, Antonio, Rashad, Tyree, David, Marquis, Kevin, Mariom, Joshua, Darius and Frederick; and a host of other sorrowing relatives and friends to include, "Tall Man".

The remains will repose from 4 to 7 p.m., Thursday, July 18 at Ray Williams Funeral Home. 

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301 N. Howard Avenue 
Tampa, FL 33606-1508
Phone:  813.253.3419 
  Fax:  813.251.4912
Email:  raywilliamsfh@verizon.net         
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