Coy D. “C.D.” Jones

Coy D. “C.D.” Jones, Jr., 84, passed away on Tuesday, February 7, 2023. He was a loyal husband, a devoted father, a grandfather (known as Papa), and a cherished friend to many.  C.D. was born on November 28, 1938, in Danville, Virginia.  He served in the U.S. Navy and spent 38 years working for Newport News Shipbuilding.  C.D. loved spending time with his grandchildren, family, and friends.  He loved his friends at Panera and his Buckroe Beach boardwalk crew.  Some of his favorite things were spending time at Lake Gaston, trips to Dover Downs with his friends, and his evenings playing cards with his sisters and shooting pool. He was known to be able to fix anything.

Coy was preceded in death by his beloved wife Louzette, parents, and sister Nancy Karnes. His survivors include his children Coy D. Jones III and Karen Ryan (John); grandchildren Jillian Keesee and Taylor and Nickel Ryan; and sisters Rose Sanders and Linda Sue Jones.

A graveside service will be held on Tuesday, February 14 at 11:00 a.m. at Peninsula Memorial Park.  Flowers may be sent to Peninsula Funeral Home or donations made to the American Cancer Society (  

Arrangements are under the care of Peninsula Funeral Home, 11144 Warwick Blvd., Newport News, VA 23601.


  1. Dawn Henley

    CD will be remembered as a fun , loving man that loved his family beyond words. I have the family in my life for so many years and made many memories. The love is real and while Lou and CD are gone the memories will be shared forever and love will last a lifetime. Thank you for being a part of the good in our lives ❤️♥️❤️♥️Fly high and watch over Karen, Coy, and the family as they hold your love forever in their hearts

  2. Dave n Sheila Clark

    We are so sorry hearing the passing of C.D. He was such a nice person. We always enjoyed seeing C.D. N Lou
    at Christmas Eve gathering. You all are in our thoughts n prayers

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