“When I look back over my life and all He has done for me, my soul cries out Hallelujah!”
Thursday, January 21, 2021, God called Quintin home to his eternal reward. Quintin was born on August 30, 1950 in Norfolk, VA to the late LeRoy Jones and Ethel Slaughter Jones. He made his home in Virginia Beach where he spent his last years with his devoted wife, Sharon.
Quintin graduated from Booker T. Washington High School, where he also served as Drum Major of the marching band. He furthered his education and attended Norfolk State University. He was employed with the Norfolk Naval Shipyard as a Sheet Metal Mechanic for 42 years. Quintin served as president of the Tidewater Virginia Federal Employees Metal Trades Council (TVFEMTC) for over 15 years and was Chief Steward of the Sheet Metal Shop. He was a faithful member of New Hope Baptist Church for many years where he most recently served as church Ambassador.
Quintin had many interests and involvements and held a number of leadership positions over the years. He was inducted as a Prince Hall Mason. In addition to serving as president of his local union for nearly 20 years, he also served as Chairman of the Trustee Ministry and Chairman of the Usher Board at New Hope Baptist Church. Quintin enjoyed watching drag racing, bull riding, and loved his Carolina Panthers. He was an avid model car collector and had gathered quite a collection of vintage models.
Those who knew Quintin regarded him as "well loved." He was a man who was held to high standards and believed in decency and order. He was a hard worker who gained the respect and admiration of his colleagues. He appreciated the simple things in life.
Quintin was preceded in death by his parents, LeRoy and Ethel Jones; brothers, Jerome and Evert "Gene" Fennell; sister, Gladys Moore, and grandson, Justin Hawkins.
Quintin leaves to cherish his memory, his loving and devoted wife, Sharon; children, Karen McCain, Keasha Crump (Angelo), Quintin E. L. Jones (LaTasha), Kesha Silver (Kelsey), Cherrod Lane, and Tremaine Lane; sister, Alease Mebane-Manley (James); grandchildren, JaQuilla, Sydney, Steven, Kezala, Kristina, Kimbrie, Kadin, Mario, Quintin, Sergio, Tatianah, Jaylen, and Rylie; great grandchildren, JaQuaya, Sebastian, Alexis, and Greyson, and a host of other relatives, loved ones, and friends.
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