Jones, Otis Sr.,
Passed away on December 27th, 2020 at the age of 81. Loving husband of Shirley (nee Curtis) for 55 years. Proud dad of Randi (Worrel) Russell, Kim Curtis, Otis (Maria) Jones Jr, and Anthony Dexter-Jones. Grandpa of Lyryan Russell, Toni (Jacob) Russell-Hill, Rudolph (Terrell) Russell III, Korey Henry, Michael (Melissa) Viloria, and Christian (Lourdes) Viloria. Great-grandpa of Jacob Hill, Julius Viloria, and Lyryan Hernandez-Russell. Brother of Charles Jones and Benjamin Johnson. Otis also leaves behind his beloved dog Jackson. Preceded in death by his father Charles Jones, his mother Vassar Johnson-Jones, his sisters Luvenia Clay, Ernestine Shipmon, and Jessie Mack Andrews, and brothers Harold Johnson and Edward Johnson. Also survived by many nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends.
Private services including military honors will be held at his place of rest, Wisconsin Memorial Park.
Otis served honorably in the US Army, and worked as a detective for the Milwaukee County Sheriff for 29 years. He enjoyed fishing, traveling, boxing, swimming, basketball, track, baseball (he was an All-City center fielder), and gambling in Las Vegas.
Otis was a member of the Masons, Y’s Men’s Club, American Legion, and the Sheriff Association.