Robert F. Jones, 79, of Wellsboro, died on Monday, Feb. 17, 2014.
He was born on Sept. 22, 1934, in Wellsboro, a son of the late Emmett M and Genevierie (Smith) Jones.
He was the husband of Nancy E. (Weasner) Jones and worked for 30 years at the Wellsboro Agway.
He was a life member of the Galeton Moose Lodge, River Valley Country Club, Sinnemahoning Sportsmens Club and a fan of the Buffalo Bills for many years,win or lose and had a love for baseball and the Pittsburgh Pirates.
Robert is survived by his wife,Nancy; sons,Terry (Bonnie) Jones of Wellsboro, Robbie (Tami) Jones of Howard; daughters, Victoria (Jim) Buchko of Wellsboro, Deborah (Bob) Hazelton of Wellsboro, Chris (Dan) McCarthy of Black Creek, Wis., Lisa (Kevin) Verhagen of Seymour, Wis.; step-children, Sharon (Leonard) Stockton of Corry, Christeen Thorson of Wellsboro, Kathaleen Thorson of South Carolina; brother, Duane (Di) Jones of Lancaster, N.Y.; brother-in-law, Clayton (Phyllis) Weasner of Lansdale, 13 grandchildren; nine great-grandchildren; one great-great-granddaughter; many nieces, nephews and cousins; his best friend, Tom Decker of Wellsboro and his buddy Leeo (Fuzzy Face). He was predeceased by a son, Lonnie Jones.
A private family memorial service will be held at a later date. Arrangements are entrusted to the Carleton Funeral Home, Inc., Wellsboro. www.carletonfh.com