Robert “Bob” C. Jones, Sr., 62, of Ripley passed away Saturday, October 15, 2016 at Select Specialty Hospital, Charleston following an extended illness.
He was born December 25, 1953 at Virginia Beach, Virginia a son of the late Joseph and Lillian Lassiter Jones. He was a bus driver for Head Start and Family Development. Bob was an avid outdoorsman who enjoyed hunting, fishing, and riding his 4-wheeler.
He is survived by the love of his life, his wife, Linda Green Jones; Sons Rick Jones (Kayla) of Kenna, Bobby Jones (Rhonda) of Silverton, and Robert Jones Jr. (Jennifer) of Ripley; Brothers David and Eddie Jones of North Carolina; Sisters Brenda Brinkley of Charlotte Courthouse, VA, Nancy Galbreath (Thomas) of Charlotte Courthouse, VA, and Sandra Spears (Jerry) of Charlotte Courthouse, VA; Grandchildren Makayla Jones, Taylor Jones, Braydon Jones, Gage Jones, James Bragg, Ashley Edens, Jeffrey “JD” Edens, Zachary Hersman, Jason Elijah Casto, Savanah Jones, Autumn Davis, Aubrey Davis, Landon Paul Jones, and Sofia “Spot” Jones; Great-Grandchildren Logan Arbogast, James Bragg Jr., and Gracie Bragg. He is also survived by special friends of the family Mike and Kathy Sayre and Lonnie Randolph and his lost Jones Boy, JR Casto. In addition to his parents he was preceded in death by brother Joseph Jones Jr. and sister Ramona Baker preceded him in death. In honor of Bob’s wishes he is being cremated with a memorial service to be held on Saturday, October 29, 2016 in Charlotte Courthouse, VA. In lieu of flowers the family asks that donations be made to help with final expenses at the funeral home. You can also donate at the gofundme.com account being set up. Online memories and condolences can be sent to the family by visiting www.waybrightfuneralhome.com