LIMA — Bobby G. Jones, 82, died at 4:57 AM on Sunday, March 30, 2014, at Kindred Hospital in Lima, Ohio.
Bobby was born on December 15, 1931, in Lima, Ohio, to the late Owen George Jones and Rosie (Miller) Jones.
Bobby married Lennie Burkholder on July 27, 1963. She survives in Lima. He was a devoted and loving husband, father, grandfather and great grandfather. He served in the United States Navy. He retired from the Ford Motor Company. He was a member of the Lima Eagles Aerie #371; and a life member of Spencerville VFW Post #6772. He was an avid Cleveland Browns Fan, loved fishing and spending time with his family
He is survived by: three daughters Cindy (Chris) Jones, of Kenton, OH, Laura Thomas, of Bluffton, OH, Christina Schimpf, of Cridersville, OH; six grandchildren, Missy (Zack) Stahlecker, of TN, Jesse (Jen) Jones, of Belle Center, OH, Heather (Erik) Garn, of Columbus, OH, Summer Swaim, of Bluffton, OH, Ashley Schimpf, of Lima, OH, Brandon Schimpf, of Cridersville, OH; ten great grandchildren, Jordyn, Jenna, McKenna, Wyatt, Gavin, Seth, Tristen, Jaydon, Tia, and Nevaeh; sister, Victoria (Frank) Armentrout of Lima; and many nephews and nieces.
He is preceded in death by: a son, Gregory C. Wright; and a great grandson, Grayson Marshal Garn
The family will receive friends from 2:00 PM to 8:00 PM on Wednesday, April 02, 2014 at Chamberlain-Huckeriede Funeral Home in Lima, Ohio.
A Funeral Service will begin at 10:00 A.M. on Thursday, April 3, 2014 at Chamberlain-Huckeriede Funeral Home with Pastor Jerry Burton. A graveside Military Service will be conducted by Spencerville Veterans Organizations.
Interment will be in Memorial Park Cemetery, Lima, Ohio.
Memorial contributions may be made to
, 471 E. Broad St. # 1630, Columbus, Ohio 43215.
Condolences may be expressed at www.chamberlainhuckeriede.com.