Please be advised: Face coverings are to be worn at all times in public areas, including outdoor gatherings. Individuals exhibiting flu like symptoms should stay home, as entry will not be permitted.\n \n\n\n\n\n\n Services will be open to the public however, family takes priority seating.\n \n\n\n\n\n\n Alonzo James Jones Jr, 82, of Cambridge, peacefully departed this life on Wednesday, July 29, 2020 at\n \n 6:55pm at Chesapeake Woods Nursing Home.\n \n\n\n\n\n\n\n Born December 20, 1937, in Cambridge to the late Alonza and Martha Jones. He was their only son. As\n \n a child he attended St. Luke United Methodist Church where his family were active members.\n \n Baldy as he as affectionately called was a graduate of Mace’s Lane High School in 1955. Baldy was an\n \n outstanding athlete. While at Mace’s Lane High School he played basketball and baseball. He was an\n \n exceptional baseball player. Baldy played Semi-Pro baseball and also tried out for the New York Yankees\n \n Minor League Team.\n \n\n\n\n\n\n\n In October 1956 he enlisted into the United States Marine Corps and attending basic training in South\n \n Carolina. While enlisted in Marines he played baseball and received the Good Conduct Medal before\n \n being honorably discharged in April 1960.\n \n\n\n\n\n\n\n Upon returning to Cambridge Baldy worked at National Can for many years. He also worked at\n \n Dorchester General Hospital and with the Dorchester County Public Schools system as a janitor. He had\n \n his own business cleaning doctor offices in the evening. In his spare time he did taxes and referred\n \n basketball games. He loved giving back to his community.\n \n\n\n\n\n\n\n Baldy was nice person, never harmed anyone, and he got alone with everyone. He cared and loved his\n \n family, friends, and everyone he was around. Although Baldy never had any children he was a father\n \n figure to his nieces, nephews, and cousins. Everyone looked up to him.\n \n\n\n\n\n\n\n When the residents of Cambridge heard the word fashion, Baldy was a name that popped in their minds.\n \n Baldy loved his flashy suits, hats and shoes. He often traveled miles away and sometimes out of state to\n \n get them, so that he could be original, he never wore the same suit twice. People often waited for him\n \n to arrive at the party so that they could see what he had on. He was always “sharp”.\n \n\n\n\n\n\n\n Baldy leaves to cherish fond memories his loving two sisters; Gloria Wongus and Veronica “Tootsie”\n \n Jones, nephews; Sherwood Wongus, Richard Wongus, Lamont Jones, Taron Jones, and Demetrice\n \n Demby Jr, nieces; Dorothy Pinder, Laurine Ennals, Evelyn Wongus , Roberta Wongus, Tyra Meekins,\n \n Andrea Scott, Monica Jones, and Nykeria Jones, plus a host of nieces, nephews, other relatives, and\n \n friends.\n \n\n\n\n\n\n\n Baldy is preceded in death by his parents Alonza and Martha Jones, two sisters Delores Jones, Agnes\n \n Seymore, brother; Charles Wongus, nephew; Charles Wongus Jr., two brother in-laws; James Wongus\n \n and Tyrone Seymore.