Horace “Butch” Garns Jones Jr.

Published 8:29 pm Thursday, February 25, 2016

Horace “Butch” Garns Jones Jr., 65, passed away on Tuesday, Feb. 23, 2016. Butch was the son of the late Horace G. Jones Sr. and Betty Ann Smith Jones A lifelong resident of Isle of Wight County, he retired from Verizon Telephone after 37 years of service. He was a past member of Isle of Wight Hunt Club and was a CWA member. Butch loved the beach and music and played with the Southern Tradition band.  

Butch leaves to cherish his memories his mother, Betty Ann Jones; wife of 38 years, Margaret Lee Moody Jones; daughters, Maggie J. Swan (Brandon) and Holly J. Potter (Mike); brother, Ronald Wayne Jones (Mary Lou); grandchildren, Alexis Swan, Liam Swan and Alex Potter and a host of extended family and friends.

A memorial service will be held Saturday, Feb. 27, 4:30 p.m. in Smithfield Baptist Church with the Rev. Dr. Donald Rhoton officiating.  Burial will be private. A reception will be held in the Family Life Center following the service. 

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The family suggests memorial contributions to Isle of Wight Academy, C/O Joseph Whitley, PO Box 105, Isle of Wight, VA 23397 or to Smithfield Baptist Church, 100 Wainwright Drive, Smithfield, VA 23430.
Service arrangements are in the care of Colonial Funeral Home, 14214 Carrollton Blvd, Carrollton. Family and friends are encouraged to share condolences and remembrances at www.colonialfuneralhomesmithfield.com.