Richard Mark Jones, 48, passed away on Thursday, April 21, 2011 in Virginia Beach. He had been in severe pain for the last six years due to injuries, and now is not in pain anymore. He was born in Norfolk to the late Robert Jones and Patricia Evans.
Richard enjoyed working out in his yard, fishing, and drawing, as well as other art. He also loved his three dogs, a Great Pyrenees, Bear, who he enjoyed taking for walks at night, a Boston Terrier, Zoie, and a Chihuahua, Gizmo. Richard loved his daughter and step-son so much and wanted them to be happy.
He is survived by his wife, Tammy; daughter, Taylor; step-son, Dustin; father-in-law, Bolivar Deacon, and mother-in-law, Darlene Deacon, of Troutville, VA; his step-father, Roger Evans, of Ormond Beach, FL; a sister, Nancy Webb, of Alachua, FL; two brothers, Steve Jones and his wife, Marti, of Jacksonville, FL, and Bob Jones and his wife, Scottie, of Fincastle, VA; and three nieces, Christine Hudgins, Joanna Gibson, and Kathryn Jones.
A memorial service will be held at Family Choice Funerals and Cremations, 5401 Indian River Road, VA Beach, on Saturday, April 30, 2011 at 3:00pm with Pastor Bob Fox presiding.
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Your mother has waited long enough. May peace be with you at last.