Former Shocker Ozell Jones dead from gunshot

Ozell Jones, a 6-foot-11 center who played on the Wichita State basketball team that reached the Elite Eight in 1981, was killed by a gunshot on Thursday in Lancaster, Calif. Full Story
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luladee p jones

Seattle, WA

#21 Nov 20, 2007
today is your birthday and yet my heart is heavy becouse you are not here with me this day i birth you. i know you are her in spirt. but not in a human form. i love you son everysdy,every second,every breath,every move i make. is you thanksgiving is a few days away. i thank god evetyday, not just thanksgiving day. but every day for giving me you i love miss you son i wish you a peacfuel and happy birthday love your mom.kissssssssssssssss-jazzywe st1@yahoo.com
johanna jones

Seattle, WA

#22 Nov 20, 2007
hi brother today is your birthday. oh how much i miss you but i know where you are and we will all be join by you one day soon. so have everything ready for use. we all will see you one day god has seen to that,so while we wait for our ticket from god to arrive i know you and the family are getting your party on (SMILE). you keep helping us down here. we need your arms around us. i miss you so. please know how very much,so very much we all love you hoppy. your dougther kameron. and your friend sbrina who loves you so much and your sisters and brother . all wish you a happy b-day love your sis johanna jones jazzywest1@yahoo.com
TWhite

AOL

#23 Jul 9, 2008
Hey Big Fella,
Bless your family and it was great knowing you even though it was a short time. Thanks for introducing the clothing industry to us in LA.

You had become a good friend. God Bless the family.
johanna jones

Montebello, CA

#24 Aug 4, 2008
i am ozell jones sister i would like to say how very much my brother is still miss. my mom and family are still outradge. over the death of our love one but god has this and he is on the case. that person or persons who killed my brother have to live in god,s world . and you dont get away with nothing bad in god,s world please belive that. so we stay prayed up and wait for god to do his thing. one thing good about my god you can run but you cant hide from him, so we say time will take care of everything becouse god tell,s us so.. we love you hoppy miss you and and will nevefr foget you ever... love your sister jo.jo and love and kisses from mom .....
Michael Jones

Buford, GA

#26 Mar 14, 2009
Hi Big O, I think of you often. You were my best friend at Wichita State and we had such a great time. I still have your shirt you wanted me to have and the picture of Moses parting the sea. You asked me to keep that picture because you said how awsome it was and what it meant to you.Im torn because I wasn't with you when you need me the most.I love you very much and I pray that one day we will meet again. Love you Big O. Michael Jones----lifetotop@yahoo.com
Ed Seattle WA

Clermont, FL

#27 Oct 12, 2009
ozell jones- mom- wrote:
<quoted text>you may e-mail my dougther johanna jones at jzzywest1@yahoo.com if you would like to make a donation.. send to ozells mom at address above thanks again mrs jones
I played with hoppy at Cal state fullerton in the early 80s He was one of the coolest people I've met, he would give you the shirt off his back if you needed it. He will be truly missed.
Doug Shouse

Scottsdale, AZ

#29 Mar 22, 2010
Ozell you will be missed by me and my brother Dexter Shouse who played together professionally here in the USA and over seas. May God bless your family and be with them through this rough time. yu will be missed my brother.
Sabrina

Walnut Creek, CA

#30 May 14, 2010
I still miss you very much, Hoppy and just can't believe that you're gone. How I pray that you're at peace now, even as I wish you were here so I could talk to you, hug you and give you a hard time like you always gave me.:-) I hope you're thinking about me too! Much love to you always! You'll always be in my heart!!
Sherry Cunningham

Mission Viejo, CA

#31 Sep 12, 2010
I can't believe this is true. I know it has been a long time since I knew Ozell but I loved him. I got to meet the whole family back in 1985 after he proposed to me. I am the girl he met in San Antonio. Although things didn't work out he always held a special place in my heart. I am truly sorry for your loss.
Kay Blessed

Los Angeles, CA

#32 Feb 2, 2012
Dear Hoppy,
Words cannot express how much I miss you. You were such an amazing person and should still be here. Every year on November 20 I celebrate our birthday for you also. You were the best friend I could have ever asked for. I remember when my little bro passed away, you were my rock. No matter what you were there for me. We went so many places and saw so many things. Im still trying to find that burrito spot we went to with your uncle that one time. Lol. I really miss you and love you Rest In Peace. <3
Ozell Jones

Topeka, KS

#34 Jun 19, 2013
That's right hoppy and I have the same name! We met in the 80's in Topeka Kansas and became friends. I lost track of him in the late 90's and when Facebook
came out I looked for him and that's when I found out he was no longer with us! I am sad to find out and I just want to say he was a lot of fun to be around. We had fun sharing our names and my prayers go out to his family.

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