Ritchie Ray Jones, 56, of Star City, passed away February 4, 2020 at Pine Bluff.

He was born on October 30, 1963 at Dumas and was the son of William Ray and Mary M. Potter Jones.

Mr. Jones served in the Arkansas National Guard, 153 infantry C company. He trained race horses, was a jockey for many years, and was a farmer. He attend Landmark Missionary Baptist Church and was baptized at Bethel Baptist Church.

Survivors his wife, Vicki Holloway Jones of Little Rock; parents, Mr. and Mrs. William Ray Jones of Star City; three sons Rustin Ray (Dena) Jones of Plainview, Matthew Spencer Jones of Ola, and Christopher Cody Jones of Hector; a brother, William “Bill” Leon Jones of Conway; two sisters, Jo Ann Hopper and Deana Marie Dickie, both of Star City; and seven grandchildren.

Visitation will be held Saturday, February 8, at 1 p.m. at Griffin Funeral Home in Dumas, followed by funeral services at 2 p.m. at the funeral home. Rev. Jim Smith will officiate. Burial will be at Dark Corner Cemetery following the service.