Herman Cooley Jones, Jr., 72, of New Haven, entered eternal rest peacefully at home on September 3, 2021.

Mr. Jones was born October 5, 1948, in Bethel, NC, a son of the late Herman Jones and Mozella Stanch Jones.

Prior to his retirement, he was employed at Bozzuto’s, Inc. as a Truck Driver and was a longtime member of the International Brotherhood of Teamsters.

He leaves to cherish loving memories; Lesley Ferguson (Eric), Cassandra Randolph, Charlatta Jones and Wendy Jones; a stepson, Michael McCown; stepdaughter, Katrina Evans sisters, Bessie Lee Hopkins, Lorina Armfield, Patricia Moore and Mary Roberson (John); a sister in-law, Mary Smith; eight grandchildren; and a host of nieces, nephews, other relative and friends.

He was predeceased by a brother, Larry Smith; and a sister, Ella Mae Smith.

Funeral service will be held Monday, September 13, 2021, at 11:00 A.M. at Curvin K. Council Funeral Home, 128 Dwight St., New Haven. Visitation will be held from 10:00-11:00 A.M. Burial will be in Beaverdale Memorial Park. Anyone attending the services must adhere to all COVID-19 safety precautions. The service will be livestreamed via the following link: https://youtu.be/232_XFLq0JM