LeRoy Jones

Leroy Jones

October 19, 1915 ~ November 5, 2004

Born in: Buncombe County, NC,
Resided in: Asheville, NC

LeRoy Jones, 89, of Brevard Road, Asheville, died Friday, November 5, 2004, at St. Joseph Hospital. Mr. Jones was born in Buncombe County and was a son of the late William C. and Ada Crook Jones. He was an Army veteran of WW II where he served with the 37th Infantry Division at Bataan and spent 204 consecutive days under enemy fire. He worked with the Cecil family at the Biltmore Estate for 31 years and was a Master Mason and member of Lodge No. 446, A.F. & A.M. He was also a member of Sardis United Methodist Church. He is survived by his wife, Nellie Jarrett Jones and one son, Curtis Jones and his wife June of Asheville. Graveside services will be at 2:00 p.m. Monday at Bent Creek Baptist Church Cemetery with the Rev. Enoch Ball, Jr. officiating.

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  1. nell,curtis,&june,we are so sorry to hear of leroy’s passing.all of you will be in our thoughts& prayers.if you need us for anything at all,please let us know. love,jim&lissa

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  2. Nell,Curtis and June I am so sorry to hear about your loss. I wish that I was able to be there, even more I wish that I had stayed in touch over the past years. Please remember that I will be thinking of all of you. Missy Poncier

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November 3, 1931 ~ May 30, 2001

Born in: Jackson County,
Resided in: Candler, NC

Leroy Jones, 69, of 9 Brookside Circle, Candler, died Wednesday, May 30, 2001 in a Asheville hospital.

A native of Jackson County, he was a son of the late Lang and Effie Hooper Jones. He was a retired electrician and a Christian.

He is survived by his wife, Mary Stanley Jones; daughters, Shelia Passmore of Mooresville, NC, Lesia Craig, Pamela Goodson, Almeria Waldrop; sons, Roy Lee Jones, Ernest Jones, and Ricky Jones all of Candler; step-daughters, Cathy Haynes of Spartanburg, Mary McCale of Boiling Springs; step-sons, Chuck Estep and Steven Estep both of Candler; brother, James Clyde Jones of Asheville; eighteen grandchildren and seven great-grandchildren.

Funeral services will be 1:00 p.m. Friday in the Patton Avenue Chapel of Groce Funeral Home. Reverend Keith Watkins will officiate with burial following in Edgewood Baptist Church Cemetery.

His family will receive friends 7-8:30 Thursday at the funeral home. At other times they will be at his home or the home of his daughter, Almeria Waldrop, 343 Oak Hill Road.

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  1. It has been years now and I still love my dad. I remember mostly when I was 7 and you were holding me for I was sick. You were a great dad til you let the devil take over. Edgewood church held many good memories for our family. I know god forgave you and you reside on the streets of gold with mom, granny, brian and all your brothers and family. Love you dad and always will forever and ever, Aug. o8
    your oldest daughter Shelia

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  2. We did not know Leroy but do know Pam and her family. I hope you find some peace in his death. He is okay now. No more sufferering except for the surviving. Healing will be slow. Our prayers are with you!
    The Coopers

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  3. Mary June and family,
    Barbara and I are so sorry for your
    loss of Leroy. He will be missed by all of us.
    God bless you.
    Bill and Barbara

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  4. I KNEW ‘HOT WIRE’ AS A LITTLE GIRL FROM THE C B RADIO CLUBS, MY DADDY IS ‘CAPT. BOB’ AND WE SHARED SOME GOOD TIMES TOGETHER AT THE COFFEE BREAKS, HE IS RESTING NOW, AND IN A BETTER PLACE… GOD BLESS TO ALL….

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  5. Leroy will always hold a special place in our hearts,and to our family.God Bless each of the family of Leroy Jones.
    WITH OUR LOVE,
    MACK ELECTRIC CO.
    MARVIN,BECKY,CARMIE,CHEYENNE,CLOVE MCINTOSH

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