Khalil Tyrone Jones was born on August 17, 1997, to Barbara Jones and Tyrone Bates in Brooklyn, NY. He moved to Davis Station, SC and later to High Point, NC with his family while still a young child.
Khalil received his formal education in the Guilford County Schools System and graduated from Southwest Guilford High School on June 4, 2016. He faced many challenges, but his very ambitious personality wouldn’t allow him to quit school. Khalil’s specialization was to make the people he loved laugh and enjoy themselves. Khalil was truly the class clown and had a caring and loving spirit. He cared for the children and often put others before himself. His special taken was playing the piano.
Khalil departed this life on Friday, September 20, 2019. He was preceded in death by his grandmother Luicle Benbow, his great grandparents Julius & Mary Ella Jones, his uncles Roy Jones & Salomon Ryant, and his cousin Keyahna Jackson.
Khalil is survived by his mother Barbara May Jones of New York, his father Tyrone Bates, his brothers Kareem Jones (Kayla) of High Point, Rishawn Jones of High Point, Rikim Matos of Charlotte, Ramel Jones (Mahogany) of High Point, Kwymeek Jones of High Point, his sisters Katrina Jones (Twan) of New York and Rashana Winfield of New York, his aunts Helen Ryant of Winston Salem, JoAnn Guest (Leroy) of High Point, Ann Milling House (Derrick) of New York Bajah Austin of Ohio, Susann Robinson(Ernest) of SC, Joyelle Jones of Florida, Laura Jones of Florida, and Elease Taylor of SC, his uncles Eric Jones (Eleshia) of High Point, Marlon Jones (Karen) of New York, Kenny Whitfield (Shvonda) of High Point, his God brother Terell Gibbs, his grandmother Lula May Jones (mother), his grandfather Judge Jones (Lillian), his nieces & nephews Iyahna, Jalen, Amir, King, Jaamir, Hysaan, Zuri, Malkayla, Ja-amir, Persy, and Lyfe, and special cousins Naquan, Shatera, Melnaisha, Kina, Eric Jr., Sterling, Jaquasiah and Damon.
A Visitation will be held Saturday September 28, 2019 at 12 PM followed by the Funeral Service at 2 PM at Archdale First Church of God located at 7009 Weant Road, Archdale, NC 27263. The burial will immediately follow the service at Guil-Rand Memorial Park Cemetery located at 1550 Hwy 62 West, High Point, NC 27263.
Pallbearers will be Naquan Greene, Sterling Jackson, Ramel Jones, Eric Jones Jr., Kenny Witfield, Jalil Ross
Arrangements are by Guil-Rand Funeral & Cremation Service.