Robert Samuel Jones, 82, a lifelong resident of Ashtabula, Ohio, a U.S. Army veteran who served as a Military Policeman while stationed in Arizona, and a Brakeman and Freight Conductor for the New York Central Railroad until his retirement in 1977, passed away at the Hospice Unit of Ashtabula County Medical Center on Thursday, May 11, 2000. Memorial services are scheduled for Saturday, May 13, 2000, 1 p.m., at the Jones' home, 2726 South Ridge Road West, Ashtabula, officiated by the Rev. Joseph Platt, Pastor of Saybrook United Methodist Church. Memorial contributions may be made to the Ashtabula Regional Cancer Center, 2412 Lake Avenue, Ashtabula, OH 44004. Arrangements entrusted to Ducro Funeral Services and Crematory, Ashtabula.