Roy U. "Uncle Roy" Jones, Sr., age 56, passed away on Friday, April 7, 2017 after a long illness. He was employed by Boilermakers Local 374 of Indiana, for 25 years, until his health began to fail. Preceded in death by his parents, Murel and Inez E. Jones; two sisters, Inis Jones and Jenet McSwain; one brother, Murel Jr. (Red); one niece, Sonja Renee and special friend, Nina Moss Curtis. He leaves to cherish his memory, a devoted and loving son, Roy U. Jones Jr. (Roy Roy) of Indianapolis, IN; two grandsons, Jordan of Indianapolis, IN and Amir of Portage, IN; three sisters, Janis (Albert) Grant Sr, Darlene Jones Kennedy and Dorene Jones; two brothers, Michael J. and Reginald Jones Sr., all of Gary, IN; 20 nieces and nephews; 42 great-nieces and nephews; 9 great-great nieces and nephews; soulmate Brenda Subra and a host of other relatives and friends. Visitation 10:00 a.m. - Funeral service 11:00 a.m. - Monday, April 17, 2017 at Calvary Institutional Missionary Baptist Church, 2400 Virginia Street, Gary, IN with Pastor John T. Talley II, officiating. Interment Evergreen Memorial Park, Hobart, IN.
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