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Charles Myron Jones (Boots) was born April 7, 1951 to Charles W. Jones, and Catherine Gillison Jones. He attended Jersey City Public Schools graduating from Lincoln High School. Boots also attended the Barclay Career Training School.

At a very early age, Boots had a strong relationship with God and joined Monumental Baptist Church where he was baptized by the late Reverend Dr. Ercel F Webb.

Boots was Drafted into the Military in 1971, while serving in the US Army he received The National Defense Service Medal.

Boots was employed for many years as a bonded courier first at Thomas Cook Agency, then for over 20 continuous years at several courier services in downtown New York. If you counted his steps Boots probably walked the equivalent of here to California many times over.

Later in life, if you saw Boots he was still walking. around the city daily, from downtown to up on the hill, Bayonne to The Heights. “Just Chillin”.

Boots lived a very simple life. He was a kind and gentle spirit. His genuinely warm smile and sweet nature will be dearly missed.

Boots was preceded in death by his parents Charles W Jones and Catherine Gillison Jones; and brother Dennis Charles Jones

Boots leaves to mourn his passing three children - Camille Tyler of Jersey City, Carla Chase (Eric) of Pikesville, Md. and Charles Michael Tyler, Sr. of Jersey City; four grandchildren Erin Wadley, Charles Michael Tyler, Jr., Myles and Maya Chase; two sisters - Debra Johnson of Jersey City, NJ and Sheryl McAdoo of Greensboro, North Carolina; brother-in-law - Walter C. Johnson Jr.; uncle - Edward Jones; aunt - Marie Jones and a host of nieces, nephews, cousins and friends.

Sunrise: April 7, 1951
Sunset: January 27, 2014

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Captain Cornell Avery Scott (affectionately known as 'Sonny' by his family and 'Scotty' by his friends) was born on August 16, 1935 in Jersey City, NJ to the late Samuel C. and Susan Pearson Scott. Scotty was the youngest of three sons born to this union.

Scotty graduated from Henry Snyder High School and attended John Jay College of Criminal Justice. After standing in for a blind date arranged by his mother for his brother HB who failed to show, he met the woman who would become his wife, Cynthia. They married in 1957 and enjoyed a wonderful, loving life together.

In 1965, Scotty joined the Jersey City Police Department (JCPD) and was a patrolman assigned to the 4th Precinct (later referred to as the West District). In 1967, Scotty was selected for the Officer Friendly Program, a model program to acquaint children with law enforcement officials as part of a community relations campaign, and began visiting the Jersey City District Schools speaking to students about 'safety and stranger danger'. In 1971, Scotty was promoted to Sergeant on Patrol and two years later, was assigned to the Internal Affairs Unit, a body of staff responsible for investigating the conduct of other officers.

In 1976, Scotty was promoted to Lieutenant and became the first Black Commander of the JCPD Internal Affairs Unit. Twelve years later, he was promoted to the rank of Captain and in 1990, he was asked to command the West District. He was the first Black Commander of the West District and under his command, the District received many commendations from the Mayor and the community. He served in the role until his retirement from the Department in 2000.

Following his retirement, he was called upon by the Jersey City Administration to assist in the 9/11 Recovery efforts. Scotty was a founding member of the Charlie Mays Scholarship Foundation and in 2015, he was inducted into the Trailblazers Pioneers of Jersey City. Scotty loved flying, boating, photography, music, his family and was an extensive world traveler, exploring dozens of countries with his wife by his side.

Scotty was pre-deceased by the love of his life, Cynthia Hill Scott and his two brothers, the Honorable Judge Samuel C. Scott II and Henry Benjamin (HB) Scott. He leaves to cherish his memory his son, David Scott (Patricia), daughter, Diane Scott, nephew, Samuel C. Scott III (Dona), niece,Sharen Mays, granddaughters, Danielle Grant-Keane (Devin) and Kimberly Scott, grandnephew Steven Christopher Scott (Dalila), and grandniece, Devon Thomas (Eric), cousin and close companion, Carolyn Scott Nelson, cousins Scott Nelson (Catherine) and Jennifer Nelson and a host of other relatives and friends.