David Newton Jones, Jr.



Mr. David Newton Jones, Jr., age 86 of Aberdeen passed away on Monday, May 14, 2018.

David was a son of the late David Newton Jones, Sr., and Cleonia Bowling Jones born in Chatham County December 27, 1931. He proudly served his country as a Veteran of the United States Army. He retired after 50 years of dedicated service with the Aberdeen Rockfish Railroad. He served as a faithful member of the First Baptist Church of Aberdeen. He enjoyed building bird feeders and working in his yard. David was devoted to his family; he will always be remembered as a loving husband, devoted father and grandfather, special brother, uncle and friend.

He is preceded in death by sisters, Shelby Atkins and Geraldine Dalton.

David leaves behind his loving wife of 64 years wife, Alice Parrish Jones of their home; son, Richard “Ricky” D. Jones and wife Tammy of Aberdeen; daughter, Donna Wrenn Jones Buchanan and husband Thomas Fulcher of Winston Salem; sisters, Grace J. Sides and Betty Troutman both of Aberdeen; grandchildren, Danielle Baker, Jazz Jones, Hailey Jones, Ashley Buchanan, step grandchildren, Ashley Fulcher and Stacey Fulcher; great grandchildren, Braxton Baker, Brylee Baker, Bryson Baker and James Chandler Severt. He is also survived by many nieces, nephews, loving family and many friends.

Funeral services will be at 11:00 a.m. on Thursday, May 17, 2018 at the First Baptist Church of Aberdeen with burial following in Bethesda Cemetery. The family will receive friends prior to the service on Thursday, beginning at 10:00 at the First Baptist Church.