John Leslie Jones

June 1, 1984January 25, 2021
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John Leslie Jones, age 36, was born June 1, 1984 to Illona D. Cooper and James Wesley Jones in Monterey, California. He was raised in Seaside, California.

He attended Manzanita Elementary School, MLK Middle School, Seaside High School in Seaside, California and Batavia High School in Batavia, Ohio.

John was raised in the Church and truly loved the Lord. He loved sports and played football, basketball and baseball. He was an excellent cook and worked in several restaurants. Anyone that knew John knows he loved people and never met a stranger.

John is survived by his Mother Illona D. Cooper, his father James Wesley Jones, Brother James Wesley Jones II (Jacqui), sister Cynthia Ann Davis, Chanel K. Hopkins, Uncles Anthony and Vernon Jones, Aunt Mary Blevins, Nieces, Nephew, Cousins his girlfriend Justine Taylor. Plus a host of Friends. His 13 year old Pitbull, Yayo!

He is preceded in death by his Grandmother Ira J. Lively.


  • Memorial Service

    Thursday, February 25, 2021

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