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Robert Blackwell Jones


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Robert Blackwell Jones

AGE: 85 • Toms River

Robert Blackwell Jones passed away peacefully on February 28, 2017 at the age of 85. He was born to Wilson and Evelyn Jones in Lanoka Harbor, New Jersey. He attended the two-room school house in Forked River, the one-room school house in Lanoka Harbor, graduated from Toms River High School and attended Rutgers University.

He was predeceased by his wife Muriel Addison. He is survived by his sister Shirley Gilbreath, of San Antonio TX and numerous nieces and nephews.

Robert was an avid stamp collector and race car enthusiast and could be seen walking all over Toms River accompanied by his wife. He worked for many years as a self-employed title searcher at the Ocean County Courthouse. His collection of Historical Records of the area is unmatched.

A Graveside Service will be held on Tuesday, March 21, 2017 at 11am at Good Luck Cemetery. Funeral Arrangements are under the direction of Riggs Funeral Home, Forked River. In lieu of flowers contributions can be made to the Historical Society of Toms River, 26 Hadley Ave., Toms River, NJ 08753 in Mr. Jones' Memory.
Published in Asbury Park Press on Mar. 12, 2017
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