Kenneth Ralph Jones

January 5, 2021

Kenneth Ralph “Kenny Ray” Jones, age 72, passed away on Monday, December 28, 2020, in Poarch, AL. He was a native of Excel, AL and had resided in Poarch, AL for the past 46 years. He was born October 15, 1948, to Melba and Vernell “Sterl” Jones in Excel, AL.

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

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

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

Funeral service were held Wednesday, December 30, 2020, at Johnson-Quimby Funeral Home Chapel with Bro. Tim James officiating.

Burial was at Excel Cemetery in Excel, AL.

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 is in charge of all arrangements.


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