Roy Ed Jones, Jr., 78, board president of Wake Electric, passed away Wednesday morning October 21, 2015 at his home. Jones, who served District 6, joined the board in 1975 and was elected president in 1992, a position he held until his death. Not only was he devoted, highly active member of the electric co-op, he was also a devoted husband of 59 years, loving father, and lifetime community supporter,
He was born in Wake County, the son of the late Alethia Holden Jones and Roy Ed Jones, Sr. He was a 1958 charter member of the Rolesville Fire Department where he served as Chief for 21 years. Roy Ed was part owner of JVC Homes and Jones Dairy Farm with his brother.