Lloyd T. Jones (Cha Cha) a life-long resident of Liberty, NY died quietly at home on February 25, 2022, surround by friends and family. Lloyd was born August 16, 1940, in Windsor, Virginia to the late Gary and Thelma Marie Jones.
Cha-Cha, as he was famously known as in the mountains was also known as Puddin or Puddin Baby to many of his friends and family growing up as a child. After moving to Liberty, Cha-Cha met and married Ruby Simmons who predeceased him.
Cha-Cha worked at Fallsburg gas for many years until he retired and was a longtime member of Friendship Baptist Church.
He leaves to mourn; three children, Pamela Williams (Wayne), Donna McFadden (Kendall) both of Richmond, Virginia, and son Barry Jones of Liberty, NY. Three beloved stepchildren Debra Dodd (Robert) of Bronx, NY, Carol Cordwell (William) of Boston, MA, and Darryl Dodd (Amy) of Goldsboro, NC. One brother James Jones of Port St Lucie, FL and one sister in-law Rosalee Clara Mack of Charleston SC.
Cha-Cha also leaves 17 grandchildren, 22 great grandchildren, several beautiful nieces, nephews, and cousins. He was predeceased by two brothers Robert and Floyd Jones, one nephew Matthew Jones, and two grandchildren Tony Bridges and Belissea Bridges Smith.
Cha-Cha also leaves to mourn an overabundance of friends and acquaintances.
Visitation will be Saturday, March 5, 2022 from 10 AM to 12 Noon in the Harris Funeral Home, West St. at Buckley, Liberty, NY
Funeral services will be Saturday, March 5, 2022 at 12 Noon in the funeral home. The Rev. Norman Graves will officiate.
Burial will be in the Liberty Cemetery, Liberty, NY.
Funeral arrangements have been entrusted to the Harris Funeral Home, West St. at Buckley, Liberty, NY 845-292-0001 or 845-439-5200 www.Harris-FH.com