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