Marvin Curtis Jones, Jr., 39, formerly of Lereve Manor in Mechanicsville departed this life at his home in Hampton on November 27, 2020 after a lengthy illness. In 1999, he graduated with academic honors from Huguenot High School of Richmond where he played football and ran track. He received a bachelor's degree from Hampton University in 2003 in business management. He was employed at Hampton University as a communications specialist in the Alumni Office. He was a member of Omega Psi Phi Fraternity, Inc. and the Third Street Bethel African Methodist Episcopal Church of Richmond.
Marvin was preceded in death by his paternal grandparents, Ida Jones Jones and Howard A. Jones, Sr. of Freeman. His survivors include his parents, Justine Godwin and Marvin Curtis Jones, Sr. of Mechanicsville; a sister, Jamia Jones (Vernon, Jr.) Garrett of Richmond; maternal grandmother, Doris Savage Hack of Henrico; two nieces, Victoria Bronwynn and Jordynn Berkleigh Garrett of Richmond; a special friend, Lt. Col. USAF Jasmine Bobbitt of Hampton; his godmother, Patricia Wilson Daniels of Richmond and eight aunts, nine uncles, nine great-aunts, six great-uncles, 26 first cousins and a host of other relatives and friends.
Public viewing was held at March Funeral Home of Richmond on Thursday, December 3, 2020 from 9 a. m. to
6 p.m. A memorial service sponsored by Omega Psi Phi Fraternity, Inc. was held at 6 p. m. on Friday, December 4, 2020 at New Hope Baptist Church which is located at 1415 Big Bethel Road in Hampton. Funeral services were held on Saturday, December 5, 2020 at 2 p.m. at New Hope Baptist Church of Hampton. The Rev. Reuben Boyd, Jr., pastor of Third Street Bethel African Methodist Episcopal Church of Richmond delivered the eulogy. In lieu of flowers, please make donations to the Young People's Division (YPD) of the Third Street Bethel African Methodist Episcopal Church. The church is located at 614 North Third Street in Richmond, VA. 23219.
Interment was private.