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Jacob Jake Jones

June 16, 1943 ~ May 21, 2017 (age 73)

Jacob “Jake” W. Jones, 73, of Lake City, passed away on Sunday, May 21, 2017 at North Florida Regional Medical in Gainesville, Fl., following a brief illness.


Born on June 16, 1943 in Marion Ar., to the late Samuel “Sam” Jones and Mable Farmer Jones. He was a graduate Marion High 1961 and then attended Memphis State University. He started his 45 year career with Amour & Co. in Memphis Tn., and also served in The Tennessee Air Guard for 15 years. Jake helped to start many churches in Memphis and Union City, Tn.  In 1986 he moved his family to Lake City, Fl., to accept the position of Southeast Regional Sales Manager for the Gold Pak Corp. He is a member of Christ Central Ministries. Jake retired in 1997 and started his Real Estate Investment Business. He also served as President of the Full Gospel Businessman Fellowship. Jake worked in various clubs such as Lions, Rotary, and Jaycees, always giving back to his community. He was a devoted husband and father , a faithful friend, and faithful servant of Jesus Christ His Lord and Savior.


He is survived by his wife; Rebecca Caldwell Jones, sons; Kevin , John and Andrew Jones of Lake City,Fl., daughters; Tiffanie Conner, of Lake City, Fl., and Cyndy Jones Sullivan, of Dallas, Tx., also 10 grandchildren, two sisters; Betty Catt , of West Memphis, Ar., and Ruthanne Mann, of Nevada also numerus nieces and nephews also survive.


 Funeral services for Mr. Jones will be conducted at 11:00am on Thursday, May 25, 2017 at Gateway-Forest Lawn Funeral Chapel with Pastor Lonnie Johns officiating. Interment will follow in Forest Lawn Memorial Gardens. Arrangements are under the direction of GATEWAY-FOREST LAWN FUNERAL HOME, 3596 S Us Hwy 441, Lake City, Fl., 32025, (386) 752-1954. Please leave words of love and comfort for the family at  


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