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Larry Jones

July 7, 1948 ~ January 17, 2024 (age 75) 75 Years Old

Larry Jones Obituary

Larry Lamont Jones born to Thelma Cockerell on July 7, 1948, was adopted at birth to Lilly and John Wesley Jones.

Larry grew up in Lincoln Courts downtown and he graduated from high school with honors. Larry waited no time in following his dreams and enlisted in the military became a M14 RIFLE MARKSMEN with a badge of honor in the US MARINE CORE.

Larry was the life of the party always living everyday like his last. He loved to smile and have a good time. Give him his smokes and a cold brew and you got a night of fun and laughs ahead of you.

Larry also liked grooming and raising dogs in his free time, playing his guitar, and listening to old school music like AL GREEN and EARTH, WIND, AND FIRE just to name a few. Larry worked at AT&T for 35 years where he retired.

Larry is proceeded in death by his Mother Thelma Cockrell (adoptive parents) Lilly and John W. Jones, Daughter April Jones, Grand-daughter Sheila A Jones, Grand-son’s Joshua and Jason Jones and Very Special Life Long friend Lynda Barnett. He leaves to cherish his memory Daughter Sonya Jones, Son Wesley Jones, Granddaughter, Morgan and Nashonda Jones, Jazmyn Thomas, Grandsons, Nathaniel Jones, Wesley Jones Jr., and Daryl Thomas, and a host of Great Grandchildren and many many friends.  

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February 21, 2024

10:00 AM to 11:00 AM
Greater Fellowship Missionary Baptist Church
505 East Liberty Street
Cincinnati, OH 45202

Funeral Service
February 21, 2024

11:00 AM
Greater Fellowship Missionary Baptist Church
505 East Liberty Street
Cincinnati, OH 45202

Final Resting Place

Dayton National Cemetery
4400 W. Third Street
Dayton, OH 45428


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