Kenneth Ralph Jones

Published 9:17 am Tuesday, January 5, 2021

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Kenneth Ralph “Kenny Ray” Jones, 72, passed away on Mon., Dec. 28, 2020, in Poarch.


He was a native of Excel and had resided in Poarch for the past 46 years. He was born on Oct. 15, 1948 to Melba and Vernell “Sterl” Jones in Excel.

He is preceded in death by his parents; son, Keith Allen McGhee; and siblings, Tony Mac Jones, Douglas Jones, Annell Brooks and Carolyn Jaye.

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He is survived by his former wife, Clara Jones of Poarch; daughter, Suzi (Patrick) Graham of Port Charlotte, Fla.; son, Frankie “Boochie” Jones of Poarch; sisters, Judy (Roy) Owen of Excel and Brenda (Donnie) Johnson of Goodway; brother, Tracey Jones of Excel; eight grandchildren, James Huhman of Port Charlotte, Stephan Graham of Fort Irwin, Calif., Caleb and Joshua Graham of Port Charlotte, Bailey Jones of Brewton, Macey, Adilyn and Laikyn Jones of Poarch; and great-grandson, Sterling Graham of Fort Irwin.

He retired as a self-employed truck driver for Jones Trucking and currently operated his own mobile home park. He was an avid farmer and motorcyclist. He also had a lifelong love of horses and loved country living.

Special thanks goes to Tatum Lee, Caregiver and Jonathan Martin’s Home Care Services.

A funeral service was held on Dec. 30, 2020 at Johnson-Quimby Funeral Home Chapel with Bro. Tim James officiating. Burial followed at Excel Cemetery in Excel.

Active pallbearers were Randy Fretwell Jr., Tyler McGhee, Kevin Andrews, Xan McGhee, Corey Flowers and Aubrey “Tinker” Rolin.

Honorary pallbearers were Odell McGhee, Alex McMillian and Ronnie Jaye.

Johnson-Quimby Funeral Home was in charge of all arrangements.