Please continue to ignore but it appears after further review there were [note past tense] two Deacon Joneses, both of whom are reportedly still dead.
Auto dealerships owner 'Deacon' Jones dies
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.
Posted 9:41 p.m. Jan 3, 2010 — Updated 12:01 a.m. Jan 4, 2010
Full disclosure: the dude on the advertising sign on Hwy 70 going toward RDU always struck me as paler in complexion than how I remembered Deacon Jones, American footballer, whom I saw play quite a few times in Los Angeles.
Stats are hard to find but from photos, car dealer Deacon [Bobby] Jones doesn't appear to have been 6'5" and 272# as was Deacon [David] Jones in life as chronicled here:
If still ignoring this, note that Mr. Jones is on the right and the soon-to-be-victim is thought to be Gary Wood, 5' 11, and basically a nobody in Giants history. Mr Wood died for good in 1994.