Gary Jones was born on March 5, 1952, in San Francisco, California to Wilbert and Annie Jones. Gary grew up in Richmond where he received his education. He graduated from John F. Kennedy High School.
He worked at Pacific Gas and Electric Company (PG& E). There he worked as a Meter Reader and then a Customer Service Representative. Gary enjoyed working in Customer Service because he got to interact with everyone in the community.
Gary’s sincere interest in people was demonstrated in the ministry. Gary was one of Jehovah’s Witnesses. He loved sharing Bible truths with others, especially the promise of the resurrection at Revelation 21:4 and 1 Corinthians 15:26.
Sports was something that Gary enjoyed watching and playing. He also enjoyed umpiring and coaching softball.
Gary enjoyed activities where he could spend time and talk with others about the “Real Richmond” that included 3G’s Golf Club, Senior Softball, Soulful Softball Sunday, Reset Richmond and the Moose Lodge.
Gary fell asleep in death on June 11, 2022.