The Obituary for Mr. Roderick “Rod” Wiley Jones (Tallapoosa County)


Funeral Service for Mr. Roderick “Rod” Wiley Jones, 53, of Auburn, Alabama, will be Wednesday, September 30, 2020 at 11:00 am at the Chapel of Radney Funeral Home. Randy Anderson will officiate. Burial will follow in the Hillview Memorial Park. The family will receive friends on Tuesday, September 29, 2020 from 5:00 pm to 7:00 pm at Radney Funeral Home.

Mr. Jones passed away on Wednesday, September 23, 2020 at East Alabama Medical Center. He was born on December 15, 1966 in Alexander City, Alabama to Paul O. Jones and Romonia Morgan Jones. He was a 1985 graduate of Hackneyville High School. Mr. Jones was a Marine Corps Veteran serving in the Gulf War during Operation Desert Storm. He was a member of Hillabee Baptist Church. Mr. Jones loved his family dearly. He had a passion for Auburn Sports and enjoyed playing golf.

He is survived by his son, Trey Jones of Auburn, AL; daughter, Morgan Jones Nxumalo (Bongani) of Eswatini, Africa; grandson, Jonathan Nxumalo; parents, Paul O. Jones and Romonia Morgan Jones; sister, Sharon Jones Edwards; brother, Dale A. Jones; numerous nieces and nephews and numerous great nieces and nephews.

He was preceded in death by his grandparents, Mr. and Mrs. Elmore Morgan and Mr. and Mrs. Homer Jones.

The family will accept flowers or memorials may be made to the charity of donor’s choice at Auburn University.

All visitations and services will be held in compliance with the mandated rules from Alabama Dept of Public Health.

Radney Funeral Home of Alexander City, AL is directing.