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Long-time Halifax County contractor dead at 72

Long-time Halifax County general contractor and businessman Albert Bailey “Skeeter” Jones Sr. died Saturday at his home.
He was 72.

A general contractor for 36 years, Jones was owner of two companies he started in 2008, Love Shop Heating and Air and Love Shop Auto Sales. He also was co-owner of Love Shop Mini-Storage and Jones Auction and Realty.

In addition, Jones was a member of the Church of God where he was a former Sunday School Superintendent for 18 years.

He is survived by his wife, June Juanita Baker Jones of South Boston and two sons,
Albert Bailey Jones Jr. and wife Betty of Halifax and
Dean Jones of Semora, N.C.;
four grandchildren,
A. B. Jones III of South Boston,Brent Jones of Charlotte, N.C., Michael Jones Jr. of Radford
and Blake Jones of South Boston.

A funeral service is set tomorrow at 2 p.m. at the South Boston Church of God with the Rev. Rick Stigile, the Rev. Hubert Pannell, the Rev. Dr. Eula Williams and the Rev. Daniel Thomas officiating.  Burial will follow at Oak Ridge Cemetery.