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Johnny Jones

February 2, 1934 ~ May 13, 2022 (age 88)


Mr. John Walter “Johnny” Jones, Jr., 88, passed away Friday, May 13, 2022 at his home in Onancock, VA with his loving wife, Marilyn, by his side. Born February 2, 1934 in Pungoteague, VA, he was the son of the late John Walter Jones and Gladys Guy Smith.

Johnny was known for his meticulous attention to detail in all aspects of his life, especially when it came to his career. For many years, he worked for Bayshore Concrete in Cape Charles, VA, becoming one of the most well-respected craftsmen in his field. He later relocated to Georgia to work for John D. Stevens, Inc. in Atlanta. His knowledge and extensive expertise were instrumental during the expansion project for the Hartsfield-Jackson International Airport, now ranked the world's busiest airport.

In addition to his wife, he is survived by his children, Dr. John Burton of Gainesville, FL, Julie Halstead (David) of Blountsville, TN, and Arin Bates of Atlanta, GA; grandchildren, Ashley Murrell, Hannah Gavin, and Nick Bates; as well as several nieces and nephews and their families. In addition to his parents, he was predeceased by his sister, Ellen Jones Custis and her husband, Milton Nock Custis, Jr.

Funeral services will be conducted from the graveside at the Pungoteague Community Church Cemetery on Saturday, May 21, 2022 at 1:00 p.m., with The Reverend Bobby Carroll Huether officiating.

In lieu of flowers memorial contributions may be made to the Eastern Shore S.P.C.A., P.O. Box 164, Onley, VA 23418 (

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Graveside Service
May 21, 2022

1:00 PM
Pungoteague Community Church Cemetery
15346 Pungoteague Road
Pungoteague, VA 23422


Eastern Shore S.P.C.A.
P.O. Box 164, Onley VA 23418

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