Walter Devert Jones

February 14, 1947 ~ September 16, 2023 (age 76) 76 Years Old


            Walter Devert Jones, age 76, of Taylorsville, passed away on Saturday, September 16, 2023 at his home. He was born February 14, 1947 in Broward County, Florida, the son of the late Walter Newton Jones and Bertha Bernice Studdard.

            Earlier in his working career he worked as a salesman for Rustoleum and then as Vice-President for Barnett Bank in Florida. He also worked as a tutor, substitute teacher, and drove a bus for Ellendale Elementary School then he retired from Wal-mart as a retail associate after 10 years of service to be a full time “Pop Pop”.  

            Walter was a proud member of St. Luke Lutheran Church. He loved to fish, enjoyed duck hunting, and watching the birds and deer. He enjoyed going to the mountains and being on the ocean. But most of all he loved his wife, his girls, his grandbabies Reggy, Gray and Birdie and his son-in-law.

            Including his parents, he was preceded in death by: his identical twin brother, Newton Lee Jones and wife, Barbara Martin Jones.

            Those left to cherish and honor his memory include: his wife of 40 years, Becky Pope Jones of the home; his daughters, Megan Jones Calhoun (Ricky) of Taylorsville, Kimberly “Kimmy” Nicole Jones of Charlotte; his grandchildren, twins, Reagan Arcelia Calhoun and Gracyn Ellen Calhoun, Nora Danielle Calhoun; several close friends who are like family.

          The family will receive friends from 1 p.m. until 2 p.m., Friday, September 22, 2203, in the St. Luke Lutheran Church Fellowship Hall with a Celebration of Life Service to follow at 2 p.m. in the church sanctuary. Pastor James Dahl will officiate. Burial will be in the Woodlawn Cemetery in Dania Beach, FL at a later date.

            Memorials may be made to: St. Luke Lutheran Church General Fund.  

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September 22, 2023

1:00 PM to 2:00 PM
St. Luke Lutheran Church
1364 Church Rd
Taylorsville , NC 28681

Celebration of Life
September 22, 2023

2:00 PM
St. Luke Lutheran Church
1364 Church Rd
Taylorsville , NC 28681


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