Robert “Bob” Eugene Jones, 85, passed away on Sunday, March 22, 2015. Bob was born May 10, 1929 in Camargo, OK to the late George Valentine and Annis Irene Rose Jones. A retired Aircraft Mechaninc for the U.S. Navy, Bob proudly served his country for more than 22 years. Following his Navy career, he also retired from the state of North Carolina. He loved spending time with his family and when he had the chance, he would slip off to ride his Goldwing motorcycle until he was well into his 70’s.
In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his wife, Margaret Jones. He is survived by his daughters, Wanda Ragan, Jae Berger, and Charlotte Zimmerman; his granddaughter, caregiver, and guardian, Valerie Manriquez; 10 grandchildren; and 12 great-grandchildren.
Funeral service will be held at 2:00 p.m. Saturday, March 28, 2015 in the McLaurin Funeral Home Chapel. The family will receive friends from 1:00-2:00 p.m. at the funeral home. Burial at Pinecrest Memorial Park will follow.
Online condolences may be made to the Jones family at www.mclaurinatpinecrest.com Arrangements are with McLaurin Funeral Home, Clayton.