Nov 12, 1956 - Mar 28, 2017
Rickey fell asleep in death peacefully at home with his adoring wife by his side at the very young age of 60. Born in Los Angeles, California to Ossie Very (Williams) and Joseph Carwell Jones, Rickey was a strong and confident man who loved life and lived it to the fullest. In his death a good man has gone and one family and friends will sadly and deeply miss.
He is preceded in death by his father and older brother, Joseph Jones, Jr.
He leaves behind his loving mother, Ossie Williams of Palm Springs, CA; sister, Brenda Jones of Palm Springs, CA; sister, Beverly Jones of Los Angeles, CA; brother, Carlos Jones and his wife, Patricia of La Mirada, CA;. of La Mirada, CA; an aunt, and a host of cousins, nieces, nephews, and long-time friends.
He is survived by his heartbroken wife, Cheri Jones of Sacramento, CA; sons, Rickey Jones and his wife, Natalie of San Jose, CA; Stephon Jones of Sacramento, CA; Ryan Jones of San Jacinto, CA; daughters, Raven Jones of Dallas, TX; Olivia Jones of San Jacinto, CA; and “Papa’s Boy”, his grandson, Jayden Jones of San Jose, CA.
In lieu of flowers please make a donation to the American Diabetes Association (www.diabetes.org) in Rickey’s memory.
To my husband:
I love you now. I love you still.
I cherish our short time together.
And always will.
East Lawn Elk Grove Memorial Park
9189 E. Stockton Boulevard
Elk Grove, CA