Jones, Sr., James Edwin

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James Edwin Jones, Sr., 75 of Narrows, VA passed away on Thursday, October 13, 2022. James was born on February 16, 1947, in Glen Lyn, VA and was a son of the late Hubert Cleveland Jones and Olivian Thomas Jones.

James was a U.S. Marine Vietnam Veteran, servicing 2 tours and receiving the Purple Heart. He was an active member of the Goodwins Chapel Christian Church in Oakvale, WV. James was an avid Harley-Davidson motorcycle enthusiast, participating in Rolling Thunder in D.C. for many years and supporting the National League of Families of POW-MIA.

He is survived by brothers, Walter Jones (Sue) of Pembroke, Ronald “Poochie” Jones of Narrows, sister, Norma McNeil of Roanoke, children, grandchildren, nieces, nephews and friends.

Funeral services will be conducted, Tuesday, October 18, 2022, at the Givens Funeral Chapel at 1pm with Pastor Jim Mullins officiating with burial following at the Sunrise Memorial Gardens in Rich Creek, VA. The family will receive friends at the funeral one hour before the service from 12 – 1pm.

In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the Marine Corp. Toys for Tots.

The family is being served by Givens – Riffe Funeral Service in Narrows, (540) 726-2442, and online at