Obituary of Richard Jones
Richard Perry Jones, 76, who is a native of Atlantic City, New Jersey went home to be with the Lord on Wednesday, December 13, 2017.
He was born May 27, 1941, to Catherine Jones and James Perry. Richard was a loving man who loved his family dearly.
Mr. Jones was a driver for Kramer Beverage and Beer Company for more than 30 years. He was lastly employed as a driver for disabled children for Family Services in Absecon.
In his lifetime he enjoyed: fishing; playing cards with his buddies; cooking – he could always be counted on for his hosting and preparing Thanksgiving feasts; bike riding, listening to music and writing poetry. He was a family man who enjoyed spending time with his children, grandchildren and great-grandchildren.
He is predeceased by: his wife of more than 35 years, Myrtle Barbara Jones (nee' Graham); mother, Catherine Porter; the man who raised him as his son, John Porter; sons, Richard Jones, Jr and John D. "Johnny" Jones. HE is survived by: daughters, Carla R. Stanley (Jerome) and Barbara Gina DeJarnette (Curtis); grandchildren, Christina M. Stanley, Serena D. Stanley, Toney Adams, Derreck Adams, great-grandchildren, Toney Adams, Jr. and Jarod O. Stanley; cousins, Jeanette Gartrell of Florida, Linda Williams of Maryland, Candice Slaughter of Georgia, and Karen "Sissy" McGill of Florida; his best buddy, Charles, who he loved as a son; sister-in-law, Debra Young of Galloway; and a host of other family and friends.
Funeral services will be 11AM, Saturday, December 23, 2017, Greenidge Funeral Home, 301 Absecon Boulevard, Atlantic City, where friends may call from 9AM. Interment to follow in Atlantic City Cemetery, Pleasantville. Condolences may be left at www.greenidgefuneralhomes.com.