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Cedar Rapids

William (Willie) G. Jones Jr., 67, of Cedar Rapids died Friday, April 6, 2018, at home. A celebration of life will be held at Marion Columbus Club, 5650 Kacena Ave., Marion, on Sunday, April 22 at 1 p.m.
Willie is survived by his wife, Virginia Jones; daughter, Traci (Larry) Wolfe Jr.; brother, Brian Jones; and sister, Elida Jones, all of Cedar Rapids; and three grandchildren, Dylan, Karter, Ryan.
He was preceded in death by his parents, William and Iola Jones Sr.
Willie was born Sept. 8, 1950, in Cedar Rapids and was a longtime resident. He also lived in California in his early years. He loved all kinds of races — NASCAR, mud runs and drag. Willie was one to always say things to make people laugh and he had a heart of gold. When he loved, he loved hard. He worked construction most of his life, including setting up mobile homes.
In lieu of flowers, the family suggests memorial contributions be sent to the Willie Jones Jr. Memorial fund account at Dupaco Community Credit Union, (319) 366-8231.