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Robert Duff Jones


1946 - 2010 Obituary Condolences
Robert Duff Jones, 63, a longtime resident of Tularosa and Alamogordo, passed away Tuesday, March 2, 2010. Mr. Jones was born June 24, 1946, in Texas.
He entered the U.S. Air Force Aug. 19, 1966, in Pasadena, Texas. Mr. Jones served in the Air Force for 20 years and earned numerous medals and awards: the Air Medal (four times), the Air Force Commendation Medal, the Air Force Achievement Medal, the Air Force Good Conduct Medal (five times), the Air Force Longevity Service Award Ribbon with four Oak Leaf Clusters, the National Defense Service Medal, the Air Force Overseas Service Short Tour Ribbon, the Vietnam Service Medal with one Silver and one Bronze Star, the Air Force Outstanding Unit Award Ribbon, the Republic of Vietnam Gallantry Cross with Device and the Republic of Vietnam Campaign Medal. During his military career he served in the Mobility Support Squadron and in the 49th Tactical Fighter Wing. His job duties included logistics plans technician and aircraft maintenance technician for one- and two-engine and turboprop aircraft.
Mr. Jones was preceded in death by his mother, Clara L. Jones, who died Oct. 7, 1983, and his father, Roy Robert Jones, who died on Aug. 21, 1997. The grave side service with full military honors will be held at 2 p.m. Friday, March 12, 2010, at Santa Fe National Cemetery with Chaplain Matthew Caward presiding. If you have memories of Mr. Jones or wish to leave condolences, please do so at www.danielsfuneral.com. Services for Robert have been entrusted to Daniels Family Funeral Services, 1100 Coal Ave. SE, Albuquerque, NM 87106, (505) 842-8800.
Published in Alamogordo Daily News from Mar. 7 to Mar. 21, 2010
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