YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio (MyValleyTributes) – A funeral service will be held at 12:00 Noon on Tuesday, May 7 at the F. D. Mason Memorial Funeral Home, Inc., for Mr. Floyd E. “Flip” Jones, 99, who departed this life on Wednesday, May 1, 2019, at his residence.
Mr. Jones was born August 20, 1919, in Union Springs, Alabama, a son of Ernest and Ann Battle Jones.
He was a rubber worker for Paragon Company.
He was a former member of Elizabeth Baptist Church.
He was also a member of the VFW Donald Lockett Lodge, was on numerous black bowling leagues and was manager of the Ebony Expressions and Mighty Generation Band.
He loved golf and was a WWII Army Aircore veteran.
He leaves his son, Ernest (Mary Alice) Jones; grandchildren, Teresa (Daryl) Clark, Cathy (Jim), Lynetta, Enest, Jr. and Aaron Jones, Dominique and Patricia West, Corey Bufford, Antoine Cowan, Sean McRae and Andrea “Cricket” Miller; a daughter-in-law, Pamela West; a Goddaughter, Martel Davis Allen; nine great-grandchildren; 16 great-great-grandchildren and a host of other relatives and friends.
He was preceded in death by his parents; his wife, the former Thelma R. Gibson; children, Floyd E. Jones II and Suzette Cowan; a granddaughter, Aiesha Cowan and a brother, Charles E. Jones.
Friends may call from 11:00 a.m. – 12:00 Noon on Tuesday, May 7 at the F. D. Mason Memorial Funeral Home, Inc.