Jimmy Jones

Wood River |

Jimmy Bruce Jones, age 65, of Wood River, IL, formerly of Granite City, IL, passed away on Saturday, May 11, 2024, at Bria of Wood River, IL. Jimmy was born on July 26, 1958, in St. Louis, MO, a son of the late Douglas B. Jones and Doris Jean (Upton) Jones.

Jimmy graduated from Granite City North High School in 1976. He was an avid St. Louis Cardinals Baseball fan and avid pool player and was in tournaments around the country in his younger years. He also loved going to Rock-N-Roll concerts with his friends. Jimmy will be sadly missed by all who knew and loved him.

In addition to his parents, Jimmy was preceded in death by his brother, Joseph Jones.

He is survived by his loving sister, Connie (Maurice) Nixon of Sparta, IL, dear niece, Dr. Andrea Foley of Edwardsville, IL, extended family, and friends.

In celebration of his life, a memorial visitation will be held from 5:00 p.m. until 6:00 p.m. on Wednesday, May 22, 2024, with the memorial service to follow at 6:00 p.m. at Irwin Chapel, Granite City, IL.

Memorial donations may be given to Granite City A.P.A. Donations will be accepted at the funeral chapel.

Condolences may be expressed to the family online at

Obit Provided By:
Irwin Chapel Funeral Home

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