March 19, 1942 - September 29, 2021
On Wednesday September 29, 2021 God called his beloved child, Roger Wayne Jones home. Roger was born March 19, 1942 to the late Forest and Effie Neal Jones, in Maxton, North Carolina. Roger was introduced to Christ at an early age as a member of Johnson Chapel Methodist AME church. in Alma NC. As an adult Roger accepted Christ as his personal savior. He loved talking about the goodness of the lord. After retirement he loved his hobbies of cooking, listening to music, playing the piano, singing, diagnosing auto repairs, dressing well, smelling good and TV SHOPPING! And let's not forget about how much he loved his family! In 1967 Roger joined the US Army. He was a Marksman M16 shooter, Sharp shooter M14 and 45 Cal Pistol Marksman shooter. During this time, he received a National Defense Service Medal, a Vietnam Service Medal, Vietnam Campaign Medal, and an US Army Commendation Medal. Roger served overseas for 4 years, two of which were in Vietnam. In the military he was trained and certified as a master mechanic. He received honorable discharge in June of 1973 after serving a total of 7 years. After attending technical school in Virginia, he became a certified Upholster. Roger used his acquired skills and worked for himself for the remainder of his healthy life. After serving his country Roger resided in New Jersey and started Jones Upholstery with his wife Rebeca Jones and their four children. However, fate was cruel and the marriage did not survive. Attempting to reestablish himself, Roger moved to Philadelphia where he established Jones Auto Repair and met his loving partner Debbie Campbell, which produced one child. Years later he found himself in Washington, D.C. where he met and later married the late Elisa Brewington Jones, who had four children. Together they shared Jones upholstery until her health declined. He was proceeded in death by his baby girl, Detina Jones, His sister: Marie Jones, his brothers: Colonel Lee, Willie Jones, George Jones, Carlton Bouldin and Perry Jones. He leaves to cherish his precious memory his children: Danny (Lilly) Jones of Waco, Texas, Debbie (Donald)Brown of Laurinburg, North Carolina, Darren (Kathleen)Jones of Roanoke, Alabama and Tanya (Randy) Samuel of Hartsville, South Carolina. His step-children: Onita Brown Joshua, Deceased) and Thomas Brewington of Washington D.C., Verbel Johnson (James, Deceased) of Seat Pleasant MD and Tonia (Marlon) Hawthorne Washington D.C. His siblings: Patrick (Candy)Jones, Rose Mary Gordon, and Michael (Evelyn)Barton. Grandchildren: Sabrina (Shelly)Watson, Dave (Ashley) Jones, Tiffany Watson, Darian Hudson, Hilary Jones, Jacory (Kayla) Jones, Alyssa Jones, Jordan (Kelyn) Hunter-Cox, Nyla Jones, Elkin (Jasmine)Jones, Jaden and Jabez Jones. Also 15.5 great grandchildren ranging from 18 to one on the way. He also leaves behind a long list of nieces, nephews and friends. A God daughter Evelyn Wilson, a best friend J.R. Richardson and a special friend Sally McLean. He will truly be missed.
On Wednesday September 29, 2021 God called his beloved child, Roger Wayne Jones home. Roger was born March 19, 1942 to the late Forest and Effie Neal Jones, in Maxton, North Carolina. Roger was introduced to Christ at an early age as a member... View Obituary & Service Information
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