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Donald Ray Jones

October 15, 1967 ~ December 8, 2021 (age 54)

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     Donald Ray Jones began his earthly pilgrimage on Sunday, October 15, 1967 in Emporia, Virginia to the parentage of Doresa Jones and the late Robert Lee Daughtry, Sr. He entered into eternal rest on Wednesday, December 8, 2021 while in the care of Bon Secours Memorial Regional Medical Center, Mechanicsville, Virginia.

     He was educated in the Greensville County Public Schools and later earned his GED.

     Jody, as he was fondly called by family and friends, was a friendly, kind-hearted person.  He loved cars and was an avid basketball player.

     Donald held many jobs during his life; he worked at Boars Head, the Foundry and was also a truck driver. Donald had great aspirations and desired to accomplish great things.

     In addition to his father, Donald was predeceased by his brother, Robert Lee Daughtry, Jr., nephew, Andy Lee Peebles, grandparents and other family members.

     He leaves to treasure his memories: his loving wife, Jennifer, his mother, Doresa Jones; his children, Donavan Hicks (Nicole), and Donica and Donisha Jones; his grandchildren, Paisley, Emsley, and Aubrey Hicks; his stepchildren; Dayvon, Latoya, Wayne, Delevonte and Denisha Meade; his sisters, Linda Peebles (Andy); Dorothy, Louise, Vivian, and Ruby; his brothers, Roy Daughtry (Florence) and Chandler Bullock; aunts, Rosa Chandler (Douglas, Sr.), Alma Branch (James), Carolyn Owens, Mary Robertson, Jane Wyche and Mable Owens; his uncles, John Robertson, Joseph Robertson, Ronald Robertson (Eva Mae) and Eugene Owens; his great-uncle, Thomas Jones; a loving sister-in-law, Pastor Penica Procise; friends, Anthony White and Charles “Plutty” Reed; and a host of cousins, family and friends.

 

Relatives and Friends are encouraged to visit Mr. Jones' tribute wall to share memories, extend condolences and to order floral tributes, as sentiments to the family.  

 

The Management and Staff of Knox-High Mortuary, Inc. is privileged to provide

"Distinctive Services, With The Essence Of Excellence"

to the family of Mr. Donald Ray Jones.  

We ask that you join us in remembering the family in both thought and prayer. 

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Services

24 Hour Viewing
Thursday
December 16, 2021

2:00 PM
Knox-High Mortuary, Inc.
568 Halifax St.
Emporia, VA 23847

24 Hour Viewing
Friday
December 17, 2021

10:00 AM
Knox-High Mortuary, Inc.
568 Halifax Street
Emporia, VA 23847

Funeral Service
Friday
December 17, 2021

1:00 PM
Knox-High Mortuary, Inc.
568 Halifax Street
Emporia, VA 23847

Interment following funeral service
Friday
December 17, 2021

Daughtry Family Cemetery
2614 Allen Road
Jarratt, VA 23867

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