WILMINGTON — Colon “Wayne” Jones (68), unexpectedly, went home to be with our Lord on Tuesday, September 21, 2021 at his home in Wilmington, NC. Wayne was born July 27, 1953 in Wilmington, NC where he spent his life caring for his family and making friends. He spent 36 years of his life working at the NC State Ports where he retired from after making many, lifelong friends.
He was the best Daddy, Grandaddy, and Uncle Wayne not only to his biological family but to many others. He may have appeared like a Grizzly Bear but was really a big Teddy Bear at heart. Wayne had a heart of gold and would willingly give you the shirt off his back.
He was preceded in death by his Father- Lonnie Jones, mother and Step father- Alice & Joe Jackson, sister- Linda Thompson, brother- Kenneth Jones, as well as his grandparents.
Surviving family include his daughter April and son-in-law Timothy Faulk, his son Adam and daughter-in-law Myra Jones, his grandchildren- Lindsey and David Simon, Zachary Faulk, and Faith Jones. As well as many other family members. All, whom he loved very much!
A graveside service will be held at 3pm, Monday, September 27, at Oleander Memorial Gardens, 306 Bradley Dr., Wilmington, NC 28409.
In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to Lower Cape Fear Hospice, 1414 Physicians Dr., Wilmington, NC 28401.