Lawrence Jones

Lawrence Preston Jones

Nov 16, 1944 - Oct 6, 2019
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Lawrence Preston Jones departed this life on October 6, 2019, after a long illness. He was born on November 16, 1944 to the late Ernest S. Jones and Alma A.R. Preston Jones. Lawrence was known to many as Stack A Dollars, Deacon Jones of Indiana Baptist Church and Larry.

He graduated from Simmons High School of Montgomery, WV. He later moved away to start a family of his own in Toledo, OH, where he resided until he departure from this world. Later in life, he married the love of his life, Francinia Baldwin-Jones, with whom he had two daughters, Leslie and Tawana.

Lawrence worked at the Local 500 Rudolph and Libby for 30 plus years until he retired. He was a 33 Degree Master Mason of the Gold Shield Lodge #78 for many years.

He was a devoted husband, father, brother, uncle, grandfather, and friend. Lawrence loved life, Jesus, family, singing, fishing, all sports, music, cooking, dogs, helping others, building and making things, talking on the CB, Cadillacs, and he loved to travel, especially visiting back home in West Virginia.

Lawrence was preceded in death by his siblings, Ernest William Sr., Edward Dewayne, James Ray, Jerry Michael; granddaughter, Jordan K. Jones-Harris; and nephew, Ernest William Jr.

He leaves cherishing his memory and to mourn his home going, his wife Francinia Baldwin Jones, Toledo, OH; son, Keith Richmond, Charleston, WV; daughters, Wanda Brown-Jones, Memphis, TN, Leslie Baldwin Jones and Tawana Jones-Jett (Justin), both of Toledo, OH; siblings, Patricia Jones, Montgomery, WV, Sandra Jones-Cooper, Cannelton, WV, Anthony Jones, Cleveland, OH, Carl Jones (Rhonda), Dallas, TX, Shirley Jones-Wooding (David), Crosslanes, WV; and a great host of nieces, nephews, cousins, grandkids, and other loving family and kind friends.

The Jones family would like to thank each and everyone for whatever you may have done during such a time as this, phone call, text, visit, or email, we truly appreciate each and every one of you. May God continue to pour out his grace and mercy and love upon us all.
The Jones Family

For my thoughts are not your thoughts, neither are your ways my ways, saith the LORD. For as the heavens are higher than the earth, so are my ways higher than your ways, and my thoughts than your thoughts. - Isaiah 55:8-9
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Service Details

  • Visitation

    October 23, 2019 | 11:00am - 12:00pm
    October 23, 2019 11:00am - 12:00pm
    Indiana Ave Baptist Church
    640 Indiana
    Toledo, oh 43604
    Get Directions: View Map | Text | Email
  • Service

    Indiana Ave Baptist Church
    640 Indiana
    Toledo, oh 43604
    Get Directions: View Map | Text | Email
  • Interment

    Ottawa Hillls Memorial Park Cemetery
    4210 W Central Ave, Toledo, OH 43606
    Toledo, Oh


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Posted at 05:09pm
We the Carter Family sends our deepest sympathy for the loss of Mr.Lawerence Jones... Him and our dad Charles butch Carter and our Uncle Bernard Carter were long time friends.
Love the Carter family
God bless

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