Sunset Funeral Home and Memorial Gardens

8800 North Alpine Road, Machesney Park, IL


Willie L. Jones Jr.

December 8, 1943July 30, 2020

Willie L Jones Jr ,76, passed away peacefully at home Thursday, July 30, 2020. He was born December 8, 1943 in Camden, Arkansas to Willie and Aggie Jones. He attended East High School where he was a star football player. He married Holly Beardsley on August 22, 1996 in Rockford IL. He retired from A&B Freightline after 42 years of dedicated service. Willie truly lived life to the fullest through simple pleasures such as fishing, playing cards, watching sports, playing bingo and spending time with his family and friends. He was survived by his wife Holly, 2 sons and many family and friends. Walk Through Visitation will be held on Wednesday, August 5th, 2020 from 1pm to 2pm at Sunset Memorial Gardens. Graveside service at 2pm will immediately follow the visitation.


5 August

Walk Through Visitation

1:00 pm - 2:00 pm

Sunset Funeral Home

8800 N Alpine Rd
Machesney Park, Illinois 61115

5 August

Gravside Funeral Service

2:00 pm

Sunset Memorial Gardens

8800 N Alpine Rd
Machesney Park, Illinois 61115


Willie L. Jones Jr.

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Rolena Dan

August 5, 2020

The best older brother you could have. Always there to help you no matter what. I will always and forever miss you.

Mona Lisa Holliman-George

August 4, 2020

Willie Jr....When I was just a child you were there for me when my own father could not be. You were a precious gift from God to my life. The memories fill my heart with much love and appreciation. Thank you for who you are and will always be to me...a great black man, loving & kind...a man after God's own heart.

Angela Jones

August 3, 2020

You'll be missed Uncle Jr, every special moment in my life you were there, every time I needed you you came through, my heart surgery, emergency C Sec, you were there to hold my hand I love you and will miss you.😘💔


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