Frederick L. “Corky” Jones died Thursday, July 5, 2012. Corky was born and raised in Ferry Pass. he worked as a meat cutter for 50 years. he was employed at Grocery Advantage of Cantonment. he was a member of Ferry Pass Volunteer fire Department for 55 years. he was a member of Ferry Pass Baptist Church and Olive Baptist Church.
Corky is survived by his loving wife of 47 and a half years Shirley Jones; brothers and sisters Billy and Shirley Jones of Pace, Barbara Arrington of Gulfport, Buddy and Pat Jones of Elsanor, AL, Sarah Mundie, Tommy and Karen Jones, and Nellie Sue and Wayne Lowery, all of Pensacola; and numerous nieces and nephews.
Corky was preceded in death by his parents bill and Nellie Jones, brother Donald Edward Jones, and father-in-law Chuck Rushing.
Visitation for family and friends will be from 5 until 8 p.m. Sunday, July 8, 2012, at Faith Chapel Funeral Home North.
Funeral services will begin at 1 p.m. Monday, July 9, 2012, at Faith Chapel Funeral Home North, 1000 Hwy 29, Cantonment, with Rev. Ken Cook officiating.
Interment will follow at Pensacola Memorial Gardens.
Pallbearers will be Robert Nowling, Jimmy Smalley, Darrell Hawkins, Steve Peak, Henry Hawkins, and Matt Phillips. Honorary pallbearers are Ronnie Douglas, Jason Douglas, Peanut Johnson, Bubba Tatum, Leon Gulsby and members of Ferry Pass Volunteer fire Department.
The family would like to offer a special thanks to Dr. Dissanayake, Sacred Heart Cancer Center, and Emerald Coast Hospice.
To honor Corky’s memory, the family suggests donations be made to Emerald Coast Hospice, Ferry Pass Baptist Church, or Olive Baptist Church.
Faith Chapel Funeral Home North is in charge of the arrangements.