Wayne Arnold Jones
Wayne Arnold Jones passed away on March 13, 2013 in Martinsburg, West Virginia at the age of 50.
Wayne was born July 28, 1962 in Stamford, Connecticut. He was the son of Pauline E. Jones and the late Louis G. Jones. Wayne graduated from Rippowam High School, Stamford, Connecticut in 1980.
At the time of his death, Wayne was residing in Martinsburg, West Virginia. He was a former long time employee of the Free Medical Clinic in Winchester, Virginia.
Wayne resided in Stamford until 1994 when he moved to Stephens City, Virginia to help with the care of his parents. After the death of his father in 1995 and his mother’s loss of eyesight, he became her sole caregiver.
Wayne never married and had no children of his own. He was a beloved uncle to his nieces and nephews. He was the grandson of the late George and Jessie Grasty of Portsmouth, Virginia formerly of Stamford, Connecticut and Robert and Lula Jones of Shelman, Georgia.
Throughout his childhood and teenage years fishing with his grandfather and uncles was a favorite pastime. Then music became his passion. He was the Deejay at many gatherings of friends and family.
He was also an avid Pittsburg Steelers fan. He loved to cook, and he learned from watching the cooking shows on television. In Wayne’s later years, he developed a love for aircrafts. He loved to attend air shows and he subscribed to various aircraft magazines. It became a true passion in his life.
Wayne grew up attending Faith Tabernacle Missionary Baptist Church in Stamford where he was a member of the Children’s Choir. He was a Christian who accepted Jesus Christ as his Lord and Savior in 2007.
Wayne is survived by his mother Pauline Jones; sisters, Marsha Perry and Shayne Hunt (Joseph, Jr); brothers, Robert Jones and Bruce Jones; niece Eustacia Hunt; nephews, Tyrone Perry, Eric Perry,
Kevin Perry, Torrance Jones, Brian Hunt, Joseph Hunt III, Levar Jones and Joshua Carey, together with many uncles, aunts, cousins, grandnieces and nephews.
Wayne was a kind, loving, gentle, compassionate man who will be greatly missed.
The family will receive friends on Saturday from 10:00 AM-11:00 AM at Omps Funeral Home, South Chapel.
A funeral service will be conducted on Saturday at 11:00 AM at Omps Funeral Home, South Chapel with Dr. Decker H. Tapscott, Sr. officiating. Interment will follow the services at Shenandoah Memorial Park.