Specialist Kevin Tyron Jones
October 9, 1994 – January 6, 2016
Our Beloved Solider, Kevin Tyron Jones was born in Glendale, CA on October 9, 1994 to Veronica Marie White and Keith Eric Jones, Sr. Kevin attended Rohr Elementary, Castle Park Middle School, Castle Park High School in Carson, CA while in his junior year and graduated from there in 2012. On January 8, 2013, Kevin enlisted into the United States Army. He received his basic training and Advanced Individual Training (AIT) at Fort Jackson, South Carolina. In June 2013, Kevin was deployed to Camp Humphries in Korea. In July 2014, he returned to Fort Jackson, South Carolina. Kevin has tremendous passion for the Army and met many people who soon became good friends. Kevin was very charismatic, witty and had an unquenchable thirst for humor at a very young age. His charm and wit were matchless. He could light up a room with a smile and bring you to tears of joy and laughter with his witty comments and sarcastic humor….even if you were angry with him. As a friend, he was loyal and always dependable. As a family member, he not only spoke of his love, he also acted upon it. His mother was always his first love. His brothers and little sister were his pride and joy. He was very close to his cousins while growing up and considered them brothers and sisters. He was especially close to his cousins Ca’Von and E’maniee. He considered himself a confident protector and “big brother” to his younger cousins. Kevin had a passion for life and lived it daily to the fullest. He had a great love for God and had his own personal relationship with Him. Kevin was a devoted and loving son. He was the apple of his grandparents eyes. A dependable and generous brother and an amazing friend. Kevin leaves to mourn with the greatest of pain and sorrow, his mother, Veronica Marie White. His father, Keith Eric Jones, Sr. His step-father, Kyle Pierre. His three brothers Brandon Jones, Keith Eric Jones, Jr. and Koree Jones. His baby sister Keyana Pierre and his step sister Shanell Pierre. Maternal grandparents Eddie and Mary White. Paternal grandparents Patty Mangang and Mizel Jones. His uncles, Eddie White, Jr. and Kurk Jones. His aunts, De’Von White Scatliffe and Summer White. His loving cousins. Two very special friends, Jane Hwang and childhood friend Akida Lucas. His Army “family” and countless friends.