Willie Dean ‘Tank’, ‘Meat’ Jones, Jr.

Friday, July 13, 2018

Funeral services for Mr. Willie Dean Jones, Jr., 44, will be held at 10 a.m. Saturday, July 14, 2018, at Semien-Lewis Mortuary in the Rosa W. and David J. Fondel Church Chapel, with Rev. Carl M. Fontenot, Sr., officiating.

Visitation will be held in the chapel from 8 a.m. until time of services.

Burial will be in Our Lady of Perpetual Help Cemetery.

Mr. Jones entered into eternal rest Monday, July 2, 2018, at his residence.

He was a native and lifelong resident of Jennings. Willie was educated in the Jefferson Davis Parish School system and was a 1991 graduate of Jennings High School, where he played football, baseball and was a shot putter on the track and field team.

Willie was a member of Our Lady of Perpetual Help Catholic Church. Willie was formerly employed by the Bubba Oustalet dealership as a detailer. He was currently employed in the offshore industry with Moncla & Keys as a floorhand driller and toolpusher.

Willie was a member of the following baseball leagues: Po Up, Elite and Black Soxs.

Willie is survived by his mother, Joyce Marie Jones; nephew, Jermal L. Fitzgerald (Brittany) Jones; four greatnephews; uncles, Anthony Guidry and Herman Jones, Jr; and aunts, Rachel (Junius) Lyons and Neva (James) Jasper.

He was preceded in death by his father, Willie Dean Jones, Sr; brother, Randall Fitzgerald Jones; maternal grandparents, Nita Savoie Guidry and Ivan Joseph Guidry; paternal grandparents, Edith Mae Jones and Herman Jones, Sr; and Godmother, Nellie Lee Berry.

Words of comfort maybe expressed to the family at www.semien-lewismortuary.com.

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