James Edward Jones
17 September, 1938 – 14 March, 2020
James E. Jones Sr. passed away unexpectedly on March 14, 2020 after a brief and devastating battle with cancer. Married for nearly 61 years, he leaves behind his wife, Sekiko and children, Cynthia (Anthony) Jones-Doyle and James Jr./Pete (Sue) Jones. James was the son of Katharine Hale Jones and John E. Jones; beloved sibling to Jessie Ruth (Robert) Johnson deceased, Norman (Gloria) Jones, Leon Jones, William (Sheila) Jones, Delores (Harold) Fordham, Cynthia (John) Quarrels, Charles Jones, and Delcina Jones (deceased); beloved grandfather to Keith and Leah Doyle; and uncle to Kelvin Raynard (Sharon) Johnson and Cassandra (Roger) Johnson-Foster deceased and; cousin and friend to many cherished relatives and friends. Upon retirement from his career in the Air Force, James worked several years in security of Gallo Winery. He especially enjoyed watching his granddaughter’s accomplishments and fishing with his grandson. James will be remembered for his independence, determination, quick-wit, and warm heart under his no nonsense attitude.