JONES, ROBERT F., "BOB"
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Ocala - Mr. Robert F. Jones, 85, of Ocala, passed away Monday, March 24, 2014, at his home.
A native of Indiana, he moved to Ocala in 1972, coming here from Jacksonville, FL. Mr. Jones graduated from the University of Florida in 1957 with a degree in entomology, where he was a member of the Alpha Zeta Fraternity. He later worked for Florida Pest Control where he retired after 26 years of service.
Bob served his country in both the U.S. Army and the U.S. Air Force during the Korean War. He belonged to the Ocala Rotary Club, served as an elder in the Central Christian Church and the Live Oak Christian Church, and later became a member of First Baptist Church of Ocala. He was a past president of the Florida Pest Control Association.
Survivors include his wife Marcia Hewett Jones; daughters Bobbie Sue Ingram and Carolynn Padgett; sons David M. Jones and William E. Jones; stepdaughter Natalie Burkett; stepsons Michael W. Hewett and Robert J. Hewett; sister Eleanor Glick; brothers Raymond Jones and Edward Jones; 12 grandchildren and four great grandchildren. He was preceded in death by his first wife Sue M. Jones in 1999.
The family is so appreciative of the loving care of Dr. Melvin Seek, P.A. Robyn Brown, and the amazing DaVita team.
Services will be held at 2:00 PM Thursday, March 27, 2014, at First Baptist Church, 2801 SE Maricamp Road, Ocala. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made in his memory to Interfaith, the Disabled American Veterans, or
Hiers-Baxley Funeral Services, 910 E. Silver Springs Blvd, is handling arrangements.
Hiers-Baxley Funeral Services
910 E Silver Springs Blvd
Ocala, FL 34470
Published in Ocala Star-Banner from Mar. 26 to Mar. 27, 2014