Clarence “Jeep” Jones, Jr. of Roxbury, February 1, 2020 at age 86. Trailblazer and Humble Man of God. Devoted public servant serving as Boston’s first black Deputy Mayor and Chair of the Boston Redevelopment Authority for 24 years. Beloved husband of Wanda Hale Jones of Roxbury. Loving father of Meta L. Jones of Dorchester, Kenneth D. Cunningham and his wife Eri Takano of E. Boston, Nadine E. Jones of Mattapan, Michael J. Jones and his wife Darcy of Malden, Mark J. Jones and his wife Dawn of Dorchester, Mark D. Cunningham of Tampa, FL and Melissa Elow and her husband Rev. Darryl Elow of Dorchester. Dear brother of Jacqueline Hoard of Boston. He is survived by 15 grandchildren, 4 great-grandchildren, extended family and a host of friends.
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