Leslie James Jones, Sr, 80, of Church Point, Louisiana, passed away on 28 April 2021.
He was born to parents Leslie Randolph Jones and Evelyn Jerome, on 26 May 1940 in Memphis, Tennessee.
He went to East Jefferson High School and attended Delgado College.
Leslie worked as a Carpenter, Mechanic, Aquatic Maintenance for 48 years.
After 48 years of service, in a variety of positions, he retired from Florida State University in 2003.
Leslie met Lillian O. Jones on April 11, 1959. They were married on June 12, 1962 in New Orleans, Louisiana. Together they raised 4 children: Cynthia Terrebonne, Diane Galloway, Kathleen Allison, Leslie Jones Jr.
Leslie is survived by his daughters, Cynthia Terrebonne, Diane Galloway, Kathleen Allison, and Leslie Jones Jr, granddaughters, Christine M Terrebonne, Lesley O. Maloney, Amanda M. Terrebonne, Samantha Champagne, Meghan Jones, and Stephanie Doucette, grandsons, Joel Ray Terrebonne, Michael Doucette, Leslie Jones III, Chandler Jones, great-grandchildren, Ryley Maloney, Axel Maloney, Ajay Maloney, Yonah Skyles, and Bently Jones. In addition, spouses of his children, Wilburn Jones, Randy Galloway, Tim Allison, Melony Jones, Jeremy Skyles, Ryan Maloney, Nico Zwiebel.
He is preceded in death by his wife, Lillian Jones along with grandparents, Lawrence Jones and Sallie M. Hall-Jones, and Charles Francis Jerome and Myrtle D. Baker Jerome.
Funeral services are scheduled for 2 PM Saturday, May 1, 2021, at the chapel of Barrett Funeral Home. Interment will follow at Yonah View Memorial Gardens.
The family will receive friends from 1 PM – 2 PM Saturday prior to the funeral.
A reception will follow at the home of Diane Galloway.
To share a memory or leave a condolence please visit www.barrettfh.com
Barrett Funeral home of Cleveland GA. 706-865-3101