Thomas R. “T.J. Elvis” Jones

March 24, 1945 - September 11, 2015

03/24/1945 - 09/11/2015

Past Services

Thursday September 17, 2015
6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Altmeyer Funeral Home - South Wheeling Chapel
3828 Jacob Street
Wheeling, WV 26003
304-232-5444 | Directions
Thursday September 17, 2015
7:00 pm

Thomas Robert Jones, better known as “T.J. Elvis”, 70, of Wheeling, W.Va., passed away Friday, September 11, 2015, in Allegheny General Hospital, Pittsburgh, Pa.

He was born March 24, 1945 in Wheeling, the son of the late Thomas Edward and Irene Frances Jones. He was retired from Wheeling Pittsburgh Steel Corp. and was a U.S. Navy Veteran.

He is loved and will be missed by his wife, children, grandchildren, family & friends. He is survived by his loving wife, Diana Lynn (Gorczyca) Jones; two sons, Shawn Jones of Benwood and Tommy Jones, Jr. of Wheeling; a daughter, Tammy Johnson of Wheeling; a step-son, Eric Gorczyca of Huntington, W.Va.; and several grandchildren and great-grandchildren.

Friends will be received from 6 pm until time of memorial service at 7 pm, Thursday, September 17, 2015, at the Altmeyer Funeral Home, South Wheeling Chapel, 3828 Jacob Street, Wheeling. Online condolences may be offered to the family at

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Elizabeth Timmins
7 years ago

Was always a best friend and will always be in my memory. Miss You Tommy

8 years ago

It was my pleasure to have met this gifted and unique individual, who always had a smile and a kind word. Sincere condolences to TJ’s family and many friends, he will be greatly missed.

8 years ago

I will never forget the craziest nights of us on stage. It’s the wonders of you. RIP my friend. The MattMan

Heather Neff
8 years ago

I will never forget you singing at all the kareoke nights. I enjoyed every one of them and will miss you. RIP

Dave Burkhart
8 years ago

RIP What a wonderful person to have had as a friend.

8 years ago

Sorry to his family for the loss of a amazing and sweetest guy i met in undo’s sports bar and he always was so nice to me gave me hugs when i was down

Bonnie and George Macek
8 years ago

TJwill be greatly missed. George remembers working with TJ at Block Brothers. We send our condolences to the Jones family.

Mike Haney
8 years ago

Well my friend you are a true legend and will be saddly missed by all those you touched by your easy smile and voice always Midnight Karaoke ,Mike..

Zach Hill
8 years ago

rest in peace sir !!! I will miss our conversations

8 years ago