James R. Jones, 69, of Providence, passed away Tuesday, August 14, 2018. He was the husband of the late Andrea (Alexandre) Jones. Born Providence, He was a son of the late James Jones & Elizabeth Jones.
James served in the Air Force and was a veteran of Vietnam War. He worked for the State of Rhode Island as a juvenile correctional officer for over 20 years before retiring. James was an avid saltwater fisherman, past member of the Elks & loved playing cards with his Friday night friends. He was a good friend to all but most of all an amazing father. He will be truly be missed by all.
He leaves behind four children; Elizabeth Jones of Woodbridge, VA, Leigh Jones and her Husband Willie Washington of Providence, Seth Jones of Providence, Marc Jones of Providence, three grandchildren; Willie Washington Jr., Jalen Washington, Aaron Jones, He was the brother of Roscoe Muse of Providence and many nieces and nephews. Calling hours will be from 4-6 PM on Tuesday, August 21, 2018 with a Memorial service immediately following at 6 PM in the Perry-McStay Funeral Home, 2555 Pawtucket Avenue, East Providence, RI.