Richard L. Jones, 74 of Harrisburg, passed peacefully on October 2, 2021, at UPMC Harrisburg Hospital. Richard was the son of the late Edwin Collins and Iva Jones and raised in Harrisburg, PA. Richard was predeceased by six siblings: Melvin Jones, Howard Jones, David Jones, Joanna Jones, Barbara Collins, and Patricia Collins.
Richard retired for Capital Blue Cross and Blue Shield in the Maintenance Department after several years of dedicated service.
Richard enjoyed fishing, bingo, playing cards and storytelling. He had a wealth of information to share with his family and friends.
Richard leaves to celebrate his life and memory, his children Richard L. Brooks, Maurice A. (Shamika) Brooks, stepchildren; Theresa Roberts, Jerrod (Natalie) Brown and Lapearl Slade, his siblings; Edwin Collins Jr, Joyce Graham, Joan Jones, Sandra Jones, and Ethel Harris, his companion Ida (Bea) Brown, his grandchildren, great-grandchildren, nieces, nephews, other relatives, and friends.
Richard will be greatly missed by those who loved him.
Lovingly submitted, the family.
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