Robert Jones, 82, a resident of West Nanticoke, passed away June 20, 2013 in the hospice unit of Regional Hospital of Scranton.
He was born May 11, 1931 in Wilkes-Barre, a son of the late William R. and Martha Oliver Jones.
Robert was a member of the Second Welsh Congregational Church, Wilkes-Barre. He served in the U.S. Army during the Korean War. He was employed as a coal miner.
He was preceded in death by his first wife, June; his second wife, Marion; sisters, Martha and Ruth.
Surviving are his daughter, Lee-Ann Huffman and her husband, Randy, Hunlock Creek; sons, Robert David Jones and his wife, Melinda, Shickshinny, James Jones and his wife, Kim, Plymouth, Charles Jones and his wife, Laura, Hunlock Creek; 14 grandchildren; eight great-grandchildren; sister, Lee Johnson, Springfield, Pa.
Funeral services will be held at 11 a.m. Monday from the Clarke Piatt Funeral Home Inc., 6 Sunset Lake Road, Hunlock Creek. Friends and family may call from 9 a.m. until time of services. Interment will be in Bethel Hill Cemetery, Sweet Valley.
In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to the Second Welsh Congregational Church, 16 Wall St., Wilkes-Barre, PA 18702.
Clarke Piatt Funeral Home Inc
6 Sunset Lake Rd
Hunlock Creek, PA 18621
Published in Times Leader on June 22, 2013