James Roger Jones was born June 9, 1932, in Trezevant, Tennessee to the union of Catherine Tate and Roger Jones. James was the only child, and he was preceded in death by both of his parents. He attended school & graduated in Wingo, Tennessee. James accepted Jesus Christ, as his Lord & Savior at an early age, at St. John Baptist Church in Trezevant, Tennessee.
James would go on to move to Toledo, Ohio in 1951, settling there for a while. He spent 40 years working at Mercy Hospital, retiring in 1993. Among the many things he did in his life, James also worked for Ogden Foods as a delivery truck driver during the same time. James enjoyed cooking, and barbecue was his favorite thing to prepare! He also enjoyed eating his creations as well… He was really good at both! James also loved to shop in his spare time.
James met the love of his life Juanita. The two were married in 1954 and to this union were born two fantastic sons, James Dennis Jones and Darrell Roger Jones. Their beautiful marriage lasted 69 years. James and his wife have been active members of Second Baptist Church since they moved to Las Vegas in 2014.
James leaves to cherish his memory his wife Juanita Jones; two sons James (Brenda) and Darrell (Tangie); uncle Ralph Tate; special niece Tanya Dobson; three grandchildren LaShawn Richardson (Frank), Darrelle & Dania (Jorey); five great-grands, and a host of other relatives and friends who loved him deeply.