Poquoson – William (Bill) E. Jones, 81, passed away on Tuesday, March 15, 2022 after a lengthy illness.
Bill was born on November 9, 1940 in Washington, D.C. and was a graduate of Virginia Polytechnic Institute (VPI). He dutifully served as a decorated officer in the United States Army for more than 20 years. Bill also enjoyed a long civil service career following his military retirement.
Bill was preceded in death by his parents, Fred and Mabel Jones; his wife of 46 years, Betty Jones; his sister, Patricia Jones Hines; and by his grandson, Christopher Berry.
He is survived by his three daughters, Rebecca Siegel, Brenda Berry and Elizabeth Boucher; five grandchildren, McKenzie and Tyler Siegel, Matthew Berry and Sydney and Samantha Boucher; and his sister, Shirley Strong.
Bill was a resident of Poquoson for nearly 42 years and a faithful member of Tabernacle United Methodist Church, serving as an usher and a popular Sunday school teacher.
A visitation will be held on Sunday, March 20, 2022 at Claytor Rollins Funeral Home (Poquoson) from 2:00 to 3:30PM. A graveside service will be held 11:00 a.m. Friday , April 22, 2022 at the Albert G. Horton Jr. Memorial Veterans Cemetery in Suffolk, Virginia.
In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made to the Poquoson Volunteer Rescue Squad.
Arrangements and heartfelt guidance through Claytor Rollins Funeral Home.
Online condolences to claytorrollins.com.
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