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Robert "Bob" Jones


1922 - 2018 Obituary Condolences
Robert "Bob" Jones Obituary
Jones, Robert "Bob"
1922 - 2018
Robert John Jones, 95, born in Columbus, OH, November 13, 1922, to Victor and Irma Marie Graf Jones. He died on January 8, 2018 in London, OH. Robert "Bob" was an outgoing, loving, generous and selfless man with great artistic abilities. He graduated East High School class of 1940 and attended Columbus School of Art and Design. Bob joined the Navy in 1943 served as Signalman during WWII, serving on the Roanoke and the Waterwitch until 1946. In 1948 Bob started "Bob Jones Signs" and ran a successful business on the Hilltop until his retirement in 1988. Bob joined the Hilltop Kiwanis Club in 1958 becoming a lifetime member and served as President in 1985-86. He was involved in many projects over the years but the Kiwanis renovation of the Boy Scout retreat in Lancaster and the Annual Paper Sale were most dear to him. Bob constructed the welcome to the Hilltop Kiwanis signs that still stands at East and West Broad St. In 2012 Bob was presented the Medical Mutual Outstanding Central Ohio Senior Volunteer award. Bob wed Alma Hiser on November 10, 1990. Bob loved fishing with friends, baseball, bowling and football and golfing with friends. He was preceded in death by his wife Alma, mother and father Erma and Vic Jones, step mother Earline Jones, brother Charles (Jane). Bob is survived by three step-children, Marilyn May, Paul Hiser and Kathryn Rasure; as well as many other family and friends. A funeral will be held at 1 pm January 12 at Hope & Heart Funeral Home by Schoedinger, 3030 W. Broad St., Columbus, OH, visitation of friends and family will be held from 11 am-1 pm. Interment will follow at Alton Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the Robert J. Jones Scholarship at Columbus School of Art and Design, 60 Cleveland Ave, Columbus, OH 43215 c/o Advancement. To leave online condolences please visit www.hopeandheart.com.
Published in The Columbus Dispatch from Jan. 10 to Jan. 11, 2018
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