WAKE FOREST - Ronald Earl “Ronnie” Jones Sr., 43, of Atlantic Beach, formerly of Wake Forest, died Wednesday, May 6, 2009. Funeral services will be at 2 p.m. today (Saturday, May 9) in the chapel of Bright Funeral Home in Wake Forest, with the Rev. Mike Wells officiating. Burial will follow in Wake Forest Cemetery.

He was born in Norfolk, Va., the son of the late Janice Chappel Jones and Bobby Carroll Jones.

Surviving: his son, Ronald Earl “JR” Jones Jr. of Atlantic Beach; sister, Janice Marie Price (Henry) of Butner; brothers, Bobby Jones Jr. (Judy) of Louisburg, John Paul Jones Sr. (Lynn) of Wake Forest.

In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his sister, Brenda Lee Jones.

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to the Ronald E. Jones Jr. Memorial Fund, c/o Wake Forest Federal Savings and Loan, 302 Brooks St., Wake Forest, NC 27587.