January 01, 1941 - July 11, 2020
Carlos Richard Jones, 79, went home to be with the Lord on Saturday, July 11, 2020.
He was born in Branford, Florida on January 1, 1941 and the son of the late Elton & Pat Jones. At a young age, his family moved to Jacksonville and in his 20’s, he began attending Springfield Church of God. He met the love of his wife, Shirley Ann Williams and they married on August 2, 1969. Carlos was employed with JEA for more than 30 years and retired in 1993. He has been a fan of softball and baseball and was involved with his son and grandsons ball teams and games, including 6 years at Edward Waters College. He enjoyed spending time with his family and grandkids and he enjoyed attending church.
His parents preceded him in death and he is survived by his wife of 50 years, Shirley Williams Jones; 1 daughter: Kelli & Jeff Colson and their children: Evan & Graycie; 1 son: Wes & Jessica Jones and their children: Kieran, Maeleia and Easton; 2 brothers: Jerald & Sue Jones and Gene & Silvia Jones; a number of nieces, nephews and church family.
A celebration of life service will be held at 6:00 PM on Thursday, July 16, 2020 at Restoration Church, 1677 Southside Blvd. with Pastor John Morgan and Pastor Jim Hull, officiating. His family will receive friends beginning at 5:00 PM at the church.
Burial with Military Honors will be held on Monday, July 20, 2020 at Jacksonville National Cemetery.
Peeples Family Funeral Home (www.pffh.com) is serving the Jones Family.