Funeral arrangements announced for former McCormick Police Department Chief

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Funeral arrangements announced for former McCormick Police Department Chief

Visitations for retired Chief J.R. Jones will take place on Tuesday, February 12 from 12 – 3 p.m. at Bostic-Tompkins Funeral Home in Columbia and 5-7 p.m. at New Hope Baptist Church in McCormick.

The funeral will be at Mt. Zion AME Church – Promised Land Community in Bradley, South Carolina. Interment will be a New Hope.  We’re working to learn the exact date of the funeral.

Chief Jones was a retired district Captain with the South Carolina Highway Patrol 33 years. We’re told he came to the McCormick Police Department as Chief in 2010 and retired in 2016.

Officials announced his passing on Friday, February 8.