William Henry Jones

Published 3:31 pm Friday, December 4, 2020

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SUFFOLK – William Henry “Bill” Jones passed away on Tuesday, Dec. 1, 2020 in Suffolk.

He was born on Aug. 27, 1946, in Richmond to the late Henry “Red” and Barbara Jones.

Bill graduated from Southampton High School in Courtland. He attended Gardner Webb and served in the U.S. Air Force.

In addition to his parents, he was also predeceased by his wife, Kathleen “Kathy” Legnaioli; daughter, Sherry Agan; mother-in-law, Margery Williams; and cousin, Susan Tyler.

William Henry Jones

Bill is survived by his daughter, Diana Brand; stepson, Jude River Allan (Nathan Carrera); stepdaughter, Kathleen Warner (Christopher); sisters, Ethel Cook and Barbara Joyner; grandsons, Zachary Agan, Cameron Brand, Harrison Brand and John Warner; niece Karen Shaver (Daniel); cousins; and first wife Rebecca Jones.

Bill was a kind and jovial man, a friend to all. Before succumbing to COVID-19, Bill was in the early stages of a long battle with dementia. In lieu of flowers, the family request that memorial donations be made to The Audubon Society: https://action.audubon.org/donate/make-tribute-gift or the Alzheimer’s Association: http://www.alz.org.

Due to the current COVID-19 pandemic, a service will be held at a later date.

The family is being assisted by Clements Funeral Service Inc. in Durham, North Carolina. Online condolences can be made at www.clementsfuneralservice.com.