Willie Jones, 68, was born in Rosedale, Mississippi on May 17, 1952. He passed away peacefully at New Life Hospice in Lorain on December 18, 2020 after a lengthy illness.
He moved to Ohio in 1957 and later worked as a bus driver and laborer. Willie enjoyed fishing, watching old westerns, barbequing and spending time with family and friends
Willie is survived by Daughters: Linda Jackson (Mysha), Angela Norris, Carla Horton, Traycie Loving (Mark) and Michelle Norris (Chris Wicker), Sons: Carlos and William Horton, Sisters: Janey Samuels (Ohio), Roena Evans (Florida), Ora D Laison (Ohio), Brothers: Levi Jones (Ohio) and Freddy Jones (Massachusetts), Grandchildren: Dustin Truxhall, Dominic and Beyonce Mclemore, Anthony Benz, Korri Moody, Kennedi Gunter, Kayla, Maja`, Quavion, Quayon and Maya Grant, Jordan and Josiah Loving, Donald Norris (Amber), MarQues McElroy-Allgood, Syrus and Sylis Horton, Great-grandchildren: Aubreona Mclemore, Nayomi, Sophiya and Leiya Norris, Life Partner: Stella Schildwater, Godson: Isaiah Schildwater, along with a host of nieces, nephews, cousins and other family.
He is preceded in death by his parents: Daniel Sr. and Elnora (nee Coleman) Jones, brother, Daniel Jones Jr., sisters: Ersie Milner and Lavoncia Williams.
A walk-thru viewing will be held on Wednesday December 30, 2020 at Carter Funeral Home, Elyria, Ohio from 10;00A.M.-11:00A.M. and a “Home Going” Service immediately following. With COVID-19 please wear a mask and adhere to social distancing protocol.
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