Mr. Eddie Roy Jones - loving Father, Grandfather, Brother, Uncle,
Cousin and Dearest friend has crossed over in transition and is now in
the presence of God to receive the keys to his new home, his mansion
Eddie Roy Jones, 60, peacefully departed this life on the morning
of April 16, 2020 at St Luke hospital in Milwaukee, Wisconsin.
Born on March 18, 1960 to Annie Belle and Willie Freeman Jones
Sr in Berrien Springs, Michigan. He was second youngest in a
family of eight which included seven boys and one girl. Eddie
spent his younger formative years and received his schooling in
Michigan City, IN. He relocated to Milwaukee, Wisconsin as a
young man in his 20’s. There, he took on work and became
trained as a professional window cleaner before he was met with
health issues that rendered him physically disabled for the
remainder of his life. He met and married his wife Nancy Schilling
in Milwaukee on June 14, 1992. And to that union were two
daughters, Pamela, and April Jones.
He was preceded in death by his parents, three siblings- Priscilla
(Sista), Raymond, and James (Nookie) Jones, his first daughter
Pamela Jones (infant), special niece Michelle Jones, a cherished
1 st cousin who helped raise him Ora Lee Jenkins, and his loving
wife Nancy Schilling-Jones. He leaves to cherish his memory, his
loving daughter April Jones and three grandchildren- Jamari,
Jayla, and Zaria of Oshkosh, WI; Four brothers- Bobby (Diana)
Jones of Omaha, NE; Johnny (Lorraine) Jones of South Bend, IN;
Willie Jr (Tina) Jones of Milwaukee, WI; and Raphael (Valeria)
Ashanti of Pensacola, FL. And a host of nieces, nephews, cousins,
The crown jewels of his life remain his only beloved child,
daughter April and his grandchildren. Eddie Roy was held in high
regard for his, generosity, and loving spirit. He will be deeply
missed. His legacy will live forever in the hearts and minds of those he loved.
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