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Robert Jones

REIDSVILLE, N.C. — Robert Verle "Bob" Jones, 90, of Reidsville, N.C., formerly of Wyanet, passed away Friday, April 5, 2013, after a brief bout with cancer.

He was born Nov. 11, 1922, in Wyanet to Verle and Cora Jones.

He retired from Transcontinental Gas Pipe Line in 1985 after 35 years of employment.

Surviving are his wife of 69 years, Betty (Streicher) Jones of Reidsville, N.C.; two sons, Gary R. (Marianne) Jones of Youngsville, N.C., and Greg L. (Carol) Jones of Reidsville, N.C.; two grandchildren, Melanie Jones Tudor and Derek L. (Jessica) Jones, both of Reidsville, N.C.; four great-grandchildren, Tyler and Grayson Tudor, and Conner and Caden Jones, all of Reidsville, N.C.; one sister-in-law, Norma Hamrick of Wyanet; one brother-in-law, Norma Plumley of New Berlin, Wis.; and five special nephews.

He was preceded in death by his parents; one sister, Betty Lou Plumley; and one brother and sister-in-law, James Donald and Marie Jones.

Services were held April 8 at the First Presbyterian Church in Reidsville, N.C., with Dr. Doug McLeroy and the Rev. Ralph Clayton officiating. Burial was in Evergreen Memory Gardens, Reidsville, N.C.

Visitation was held April 7 at the Wilkerson Funeral Home in Reidsville, N.C., and also at the home of Greg and Carol Jones in Reidsville, N.C.

Memorials may be directed to Hospice of Rockingham County, P.O. Box 281, Wentworth, NC 27375.

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