Richard “Richie” Arlen Jones, Jr., 48, of Richland, went to be with his Lord and Savior on Sunday, October 4, 2020.
A Celebration of Life will be Thursday, October 8, 2020 at The Pointe Church at 11:00am with Pastor Frank Hornsby officiating. Burial will follow at Crystal Springs Cemetery. Visitation will be Wednesday, October 7, 2020 from 5:00pm until 7:00pm at Ott and Lee Funeral Home in Brandon, MS and again on Thursday from 10:00am until 11:00am at the church. Pallbearers will be Chad Miley, Jeff Burns, Mike Sweeney, Adrian Starkey, Drew Long, Ted Alexander, Mike Grubb, and Ron Wolf.
Richie was born in Baton Rouge, LA on September 30, 1972, to Richard Arlen Jones and Cynthia Dale Bobo McDowell. He worked at Mississippi Music for 25 years. Richie was the president of the Hellfighters Jackson, MS chapter. He loved Ole Miss and Dallas Cowboys football. Richie started playing the drums when he was around 12 years old and played all over the Jackson area for years. Richie played in Fade to the Blue and for over 10 years in Yankee Station. He loved spending times with his family and leading others towards the love of Jesus where he served along his brothers with the Hellfighters.
He is preceded in death by a brother, Joshua Randall Jones; grandparents, Gromer and Juanita Bobo and Hansel and Lavada Jones; and father-in-law, George Buddy Dennison.
Richie is survived by his wife of 21 years, Angie Dennison Jones; children, Matthew Dennison wife Laurel Li, Adam Dennison wife Desirae, David Dennison, Noah Dale Jones, and Joshua Brennan Jones; father, Richard Arlen Jones of Crystal Springs, MS ; mother, Cynthia McDowell and step-father Johnny McDowell of Mendenhall, MS; siblings, Rebecca Jones Brown and husband Donnie Brown of Brandon,Ms., Tess McDowell Conner, and Seth McDowell; mother-in-law, Vicki Dennison; brothers-in-law, Tim S. Dennison (Amy) and Randy Dennison (Penny); aunts, Gloria Hill (John), Barbara Sue Jones, Janet Jones, and Bettye Jones; nieces and nephew Gracie Brown, Hannah Brown, Emma Dean Brown, Jacob Conner, Anna Conner, Laney Dennison, and Morgan Keys; and many cousins and a host of other relatives and friends.
Memorials made be made in Richie’s name to Hellfighters International or Life Church in Brandon, MS.
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