James “Jim” Jones, age 80 of Lake City, passed away October 11, 2023 at the Methodist Medical Center in Oak Ridge. He was born December 31, 1942, in Lee County, Virginia, to the late Robert Don Jones and Margaret Fox Jones. Jim was a graduate of Lake City High School and retired from Y-12 in Oak Ridge.

In addition to his parents he is preceded in death by: son, James Ronnie “Little Jim” Jones, II; grandson, Chad Ryan Jones; and sister, Donna Faye Jones Elemore.

He is survived by wife of 58 years Judy Hamilton Jones; son, Robert Don Jones (Angel); grandson, James Ronnie “J.R.” Jones, III; brothers, Charles Wayne Jones, and R. L. Jones; sister-in-law, Linda Hamilton Henderson (Eddie); and his friends from Fox’s Dinner and The Vols Dinner.

The family will receive friends at the Leach Family Funeral Home and Cremation on Friday, October 13, 2023 from 5-7 pm with the funeral service to follow at 7pm with Rev. Wayne Phillips officiating. Graveside services will be on Saturday, October 14, 2023 at 11am at the Oak Grove Cemetery. www.leachfamilyfuneralhome.com

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