Byron Lee Jones, 77, passed away unexpectedly at his home in Severn, MD on June 24, 2022. He was born in North Carolina to the late Mildred and Helen (Robbins) Jones. Beloved husband, father and grandfather, Byron is survived by his wife of 42 years, Dorothy Jones; loving daughters, Melissa Mollock and Erin Jones; cherished grandchildren, Abigail, Jacob and Ethan; and his dear brothers, Ronald Jones and David Wayne Boyer Jr.
Byron loved to share stories from his life, play chess and collect coins. He will be greatly missed by his loving family and friends.
The family is planning to have a small private gathering to celebrate Byron’s life at a later date. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions in Byron’s name may be made to US Chess Federation by visiting https://new.uschess.org