William Ernest (Ernie) Jones, Jr., age 88, of Amelia, passed from this life on March 13, 2022. He is preceded in death by his son; Curtis Alan Jones, his parents; William Sr. and Myrtle Johnson Jones, sister Sadie Hines and is survived by his wife; Cecile, his son, Mark (Kim), brothers; Carroll Jones and Thomas Jones, grandchildren, Steven Jones, Christopher (Heather)Jones and Lucas Jones, great grandson, Chase Jones. Ernie retired from Va Power after over 25 years and is a US Army Veteran. Funeral services will be held at 2PM on Wednesday March 23 at the Hillsman-Hix Funeral Home 16409 Court St. in Amelia with inurnment in the Va. Veterans Cemetery at 3PM with military honors. The family will receive friends at 12:30PM prior to the service at the funeral home.