Louis Benjamin, Jones, Jr., “Lou”, age 55, went home to the Lord on December 12, 2022. He
was predeceased by his parents, Louis Benjamin Jones, Sr. and Mildred McDaniel Jones, and his first wife, Vanessa Hitchings Jones.
Born on January 17, 1967, in Richmond, Virginia, Louis was a happy and inquisitive child. He had a passion for creative endeavors like drawing, writing, and music. He also inherited his mother’s love of reading and his father’s interest in the game of football. He graduated from Midlothian High School in 1985 and attended Emory & Henry College where he was a member of the 1985 ODAC Champion football team.
Louis eventually relocated to Nelson County, VA and went on to a lengthy working career at Medical Automation Systems, Alere Informatics and finally Abbott Labs, where he was a
Louis is survived by his brother, David Jones of Midlothian, VA, ex-wife Boni Boutelle of Ruckersville, VA, and numerous extended family members, friends and his beloved cat, Elvira.
A service will be announced at a later date.
In lieu of flowers, the family humbly requests that donations be made to the Humane Society/SPCA of Nelson County, 29 Stagebridge Rd., Lovingston, VA 22949.