James Jones

Published 11:17 am Thursday, March 26, 2015

James Floyd Jones passed away peacefully in his home on March 22, 2015, at 7:05 a.m.

Floyd was born on June 14th, 1944, in Sun, La. He served two terms in the U.S. Navy, stationed in Olongapo, Philippines, where he met his beautiful wife, Elvina Camargo Jones, who preceded him in death. He was also preceded in death by his parents, Hilda and James Truman Jones, both of Sun, La.

He is survived by his three children, Boyd Jones, Pam (Keenan) Knight, and Troy Jones; his three grandchildren, Ariel Jones, Brandon Jones, and Sophia Knight; Three siblings Sue Dykes, Glenda (Harold) Smith, Myrna (Wayne) Cotton, and numerous nieces and nephews.

A devoted son, husband, grandfather, and father-in-law, Floyd’s memory will continue to inspire, guide, challenge and console those of us who were lucky enough to have known this great man. We love and will miss you Floyd… “Who’s gonna fill your shoes?”

Visitation is from 5 to 9 p.m. Wednesday the 25th of March at Brown McGehee Funeral Home in Bogalusa, and from 8 to 10 a.m. Thursday, with the service at 10 a.m.