Robert Lee "Bob" JonesJanuary 19, 1926 ~ December 17, 2009 (age 83)
Robert Lee Bob Jones age 83 passed away on December 17. Born January 19, 1926 in Amelia, VA to Albert S. and Emma B. Jones. He is preceded in death by six brothers, three sisters, and son-in-law, John A. Johnson. He is survived by his wife of 62 years, Virginia S. Jones, daughters, Judy J. Martin (David-Butch), Ginger J. McRady (Jim), Terry J. Johnson, and Robbie J. Barden (Larry). Grandchildren, Shelley M. Gillman (Gene), Hunter Barden, LeeAnn Johnson, Cody Barden, and Caleb McRady, great-grandson, Sean Gillman. Sisters, Gertrude J. Woods, Billy J. Smith, and Josephine J. McMillin. He also leaves numerous nieces and nephews. Bob loved his family, friends, home, yard, and garden. After a 27-year career as the Amelia County Advisor, he retired in 1987 from Virginia Farm Bureau. He was a lifelong member of Pine Grove Presbyterian Church, a charter member of the Amelia Rescue Squad, a member of the Lions Club, American Legion, VFW, and a fifty-year member of the Amelia Masonic Lodge 101. He was a Navy veteran of WWII having served in the Pacific Theatre. Bob was a kind and generous man who will be missed by all who knew and loved him. Visitation will be December 20 from 2 4 PM and 6 8 PM at the Hillsman-Hix Funeral Home 16409 Court St. in Amelia where services will be held on December 21 at 11 AM with interment at the Virginia Veterans Cemetery with military honors. Amelia Masonic Lodge 101 will conduct services at the funeral home on December 20 at 6 PM. Contributions may be made to Pine Grove Presbyterian Church c/o Larkin Moyer 16140 Giles Road, Amelia, VA 23002 or to a charity of your choice.