obert W. Jones, Sr.of Sebring, Fla., passed away Saturday, Dec. 29, 2012. Mr. Jones was born March 16, 1930 in Uniontown, Ohio. He had served in the U.S. Navy during the Korean War and was a retired Missionary to Brazil. He moved to Sebring in 1999 from Brazil and was a member of the Maranatha Baptist Church in Sebring. He had a passion for the Brazilian people and winning soul's to Christ.
Survivors include his loving wife of 13 years, Helen; four children, Bob Jones, Jr. of Elkhorn, Wisc., Darcy (Chris) Vergiels of Brazil, Curtis (Michele) Jones of Quakertown, Penn. and Melinda (Kevin) Rapelje of Charlotte, Mich. along with four siblings and 11 grandchildren. He was preceded in death in 1995 by his first wife, Corrine Jones.
Visitation for Mr. Jones will be held at Mogadore Baptist Church on Monday, Jan. 7, 2013 from 9 to 10 a.m. with funeral services immediately following at 10 a.m., with Pastor Z. W. Peters officiating. Burial at St. Jacobs Cemetery. For those wishing, memorial contributions may be made in Bob's name to Baptist Mid-Missions, PO Box 308011, Cleveland, OH 44130-8011.
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Published in The Repository on Jan. 5, 2013