On July 1st 2018 God called Irvin Jones Sr. to eternal rest. He was educated in the Hanover County Public School System. He accepted Christ at an early age and was baptized at Brown Grove Baptist Church.

Irvin Jones Sr. also served in the United States Army where he proudly fought to protect his country. After returning home he started his occupation as a bricklayer and became a member of the Pride of Hanover #264.
He fell in love with his late wife Evelyn Davis Jones. They celebrated 70 years in matrimony. To this union four children were born.

Irvin was a wonderful husband, father, grand father, great-grandfather, brother, uncle, and friend to all. He was much loved and will be missed by many.
Irvin leaves to cherish his memory; his children Irvin “Joe” Jones Jr., Deloris J. Lewis (Allen) and Janet J. Smith; One sister-in-law Arlene D. Johnson, one brother-in-law Thomas Proctor, son-in-law Kenneth “Dee” Shelton Sr., eleven grandchildren, twenty-six great grandchildren and a host of nieces, nephews and many friends.

He is preceded in death by his beautiful wife Evelyn Davis Jones, his loving parents Kate Jones (mother) and Callis Jones (father), his beloved daughter Sylvia J. Shelton, sis-in-law Annie Proctor, his seven sisters and three brothers.