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Auto dealerships owner 'Deacon' Jones dies

Posted January 3, 2010 4:41 p.m. EST
Updated January 3, 2010 7:01 p.m. EST

— North Carolina auto dealerships owner Bobby Kenneth "Deacon" Jones died in Florida on Saturday after suffering a heart attack last week, according to a former employee.

The 69-year-old Princeton resident started the Deacon Jones Automotive Group, which includes 12 dealerships throughout Wayne, Cumberland and Johnston counties.

According to the Casey Funeral Home in Princeton, funeral arrangements are still pending.