Michael A. Jones, Sr. was born in Portsmouth, Virginia and moved to Dayton, Ohio at the age of 4 and remained a life long resident. A graduate of Patterson Co-op High School Class of 1981 and soon became a truck driver delivering medical supplies to hospitals in the local area.
Michael was preceded in death by his maternal grandmother Mattie Sue Lawrence and his father Wilbur Jones, Sr.
Michael is survived by his mother Pearline Jones, brother Wilbur Jones, Jr. (Demetrius) and sisters Velma Jones-Ogle (Michael), Yvonne Chinn and Anita Jones-Coleman. He also leaves his children Michelle Jones and Michael Jones, Jr.; grandchildren Marchelle and Muriel Lender, Natalia and Brianna Glover along with many other children and grandchildren of his heart.
Michael had a host of special friends who stood by him during his life journey, they are Alisha Bryant, Robin Perry-Walton, Muriel Young, Sadie Foster, Michael Ogle and Michael Glover along with cousins, nieces, nephews and a host of family and friends who continued to support him while he fought his 13 year battle with cancer.
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