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Linwood Tyrone Jones, Sr.


Sunrise: August 31, 1949

Sunset: January 24, 2024

Linwood T. Jones, born on August 31, 1949, in Portsmouth, Virginia, passed away on January 24, 2024, at 74 years old. He was the beloved son of the late Earlvon T. Jones and the late Clarise Herbert.

Linwood graduated from I.C Norcom High School and dedicated his career to the Beltline Railroad, starting as a brakeman and eventually being promoted to conductor. A proud member of Union 854, Linwood’s hard work and dedication left an indelible mark on his professional journey.

In addition to his professional achievements, Linwood was a devoted family man who took great joy in maintaining his home and ensuring his family’s well-being. He had a passion for landscaping, prided himself on keeping his cars immaculate, and was a loving provider for his wife, Sandra D. Jones, and their children.

Linwood embraced his faith and was baptized on October 18, 2017, becoming an active member of Calvary Revival Church Norfolk on May 27, 2018. Despite facing health challenges, he remained steadfast in reading scriptures, seeking the goodness of the Lord.

Linwood is survived by his wife, Sandra D. Jones, and his children: Justina, Erica (Lawrence), Linwood Jr., Derrick, and Katiera. He leaves behind eleven grandchildren and three great-grandchildren. Linwood is fondly remembered by his sister, Alverta Davis, and brothers, William Jones, Harrison Jones, and brother-in-law Williams Lashley Jr. Additionally, he is survived by numerous beloved nieces, nephews, cousins, and special friends, including Ricky and Bonita Otey.

Viewing Wednesday, January 31, 2024 2:00pm - 6:00pm Metropolitan Funeral Service 5605 Portsmouth Boulevard Portsmouth, VA 23701 Service COME IN PERSON OR WATCH LIVE ONLINE Thursday, February 1, 2024 11:00am Metropolitan Funeral Service Portsmouth Chapel Interment Roosevelt Memorial Park 1101 Campostella Road Chesapeake, VA 23320

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    Gordon & LaShonda Cross says

    We were neighbors on Sunset Point. He was the first person we met. Our deepest condolences and prayers.

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    James L. Veale says

    Sending our condolences to your family from the Veale family.

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    C Williams says

    Praying GOD gives you strength an peace during this difficult time. May you be comforted by the sweet memories and fun times you shared. You all are in our thoughts and prayers- The Williams family

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    the Smith family says

    he was a good man always kind to all we will miss him.

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