Joe Jones, 76, Rockwood

Joe Jones, 76

Mr. Joe V. Jones age 76, passed away Monday, May 15, 2023, at his home in Rockwood, Tennessee. He was a member of the Pleasant Grove Baptist Church in Coalfield, Tennessee. He was a retired salesman with Duncan Family Automotive. Joe was born and reared in Coalfield, but spent the majority of his life in Rockwood, Tennessee as owner/operator of Shacks restaurant.

He is proceeded in death by his father Guy Jones, Sr. and mother Frankie Queener Jones. Two brothers Guy Jones Jr. & Jerry L. Jones, and two sisters June Hudson, and Joyce Cox also preceded him in death.

He is survived by his wife Judy Bailey-Jones, daughter Beth Roberts (Randy), son Brad Jones (Nicole), stepson R. Shea Bailey (Cheryl).

His surviving grandchildren are Dalton Roberts (Elizabeth), Drake Roberts, Trevor Bogard (Fiancé Kaitlyn Hayward) Chandler and Naomi Jones.

He also has four surviving great grandchildren: Rhett Roberts, Carter Bogard, Lukas Hayward, Adalynn Bogard.

His surviving sisters are Janice Hale, Jeanette Babb (Jim), Judy Slack (Charlie), Jackie Maston (Dwight). He also had numerous nieces and nephews. Joe was blessed with many longtime friends and a loving family.

The family will be having a Celebration of Life visitation Thursday, May 18, 2023, from 5:00 pm to 8:00 pm at the chapel of Evans Mortuary in Rockwood, Tennessee. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to St. Jude Childrens Research Hospital 501 St. Jude Place Memphis, TN 38105 or Graveside and Interment services will be held at a later date. Evans Mortuary is serving the family of Mr. Joe V. Jones.

About Brad Jones

Brad is the Owner/Operator of BBB TV 12, and has been with the company since August of 1996. Brad is a 1987 graduate of Coalfield High School and a 1995 graduate of the University of Tennessee College of Communications. He won the 1995 broadcast production student of the year award. Brad worked at Shop at Home, Inc. a home shopping network that was located in Knoxville, TN from 1993 - 1995 and then at Via TV (RSTV, Inc.) from 1995 - 1996. After some freelance work in Nashville, Brad joined the BBB Communications staff in August of 1996. A short stint at WVLT TV as a news photographer was in 2001, but he continued to work at BBB TV as well. Brad is married to Nicole Jenkins Jones, a 1990 graduate of Oak Ridge High School, who works at Oak Ridge Gastroenterology and Associates in Oak Ridge. They have 3 kids, Trevor Bogard, 27, Chandler 22, and Naomi 13. On December 12, 2013 they welcomed their first grandchild, Carter Ryan Bogard. Brad is also the assistant boys basketball coach at Coalfield High School for the past 11 years. In 2013-14 the Yellow Jackets won their first district title since 1991 and just the 4th in school history.

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