Mr. Thomas “Ray” Jones of Millsboro, DE passed away on Sunday, December 5, 2021, at the Delaware Hospice Center. He recently celebrated his 87th birthday on November 8th.
He was born in Millsboro, DE to the late Howard N. and Minnie P. Dorey Jones. In addition to his parents, he is preceded in death by a brother Charles Jones.
Ray is survived by his wife of 64 years Mildred Fleetwood Jones and two daughters Karen Brinker (Gary) of Elkton, MD and Kathy Eckerd (Michel) of North East, MD. He was blessed with four grandchildren: Zachary Cole, Logan Cole, Madeline Eckerd and Sophia Eckerd as well as a sister-in-law Bea Nelson of Millsboro, DE. He was also Uncle Ray to many nieces and nephews.
A funeral service will be held at 11:00 AM on Monday, December 13, 2021, at the Watson Funeral Home, 211 S. Washington St. Millsboro, DE 19966, where friends may call from 10:00 AM – 11 AM for visitation. Interment will follow at Carey’s Cemetery in Millsboro, DE. Pastor Leza Smack will officiate.
Flowers are welcome or the family suggests donations in Ray’s memory to Carey’s Church, c/o Josephine Dorey, 22950 Carey’s Camp Rd, Millsboro, DE 19966 or Delaware Hospice, 100 Patriots Way, Milford, DE 19963.
The family would like to thank Delaware Hospice for their compassionate care and kindness.
Electronic condolences via www.watsonfh.com
Carey's United Methodist Church
22750 Carey's Camp Road, C/O Josephine Dorey, Millsboro DE 19966
100 PATRIOTS WAY, MILFORD DE 19963