Khalid Nasir Jones was born on March 31, 1979 in Plainfield, New Jersey, son of Taryn Jones and Ronald Jones. He departed this life on Wednesday, February 10, 2021 at the age of forty-one.
Khalid attended Lloyd C. Bird High School in Chesterfield, Virginia and graduated from Plainfield High School in Plainfield, New Jersey in 1997. After high school, he returned to Virginia where he was employed as a pharmacy technician. Years later, he returned to New Jersey where he held various positions.
Khalid had a passion for art and electronics. During middle school, he was enrolled in a pre-engineering program where he met his long-time friend, Amanda. The two would later become proud parents of their son, Khalid Nasir Jones Jr., affectionately known as Nate. His greatest joy in life was being a father to his one and only son.
Khalid was predeceased by his daughter Chynna Jewel Jones in 1998.
Left to cherish his memory are his mother, younger brothers, Tyscene Jones and Ty-Quan Jones (wife, Sheila), son, grandmother, Virginia Hassen-Bey, and a host of aunts, uncles, cousins and friends.