Robert M. Jones III

Thornton, Illinois

1954 - 2001


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Robert M. Jones III, 46, a lifelong resident of Thornton, Illinois, a truck driver, died in Thornton on Tuesday, January 16, 2001. Visitation is scheduled for Friday, January 19, 2001, 2-9 p.m., at Smits Funeral Homes, Ltd. Smits-DeYoung-Vroegh Chapel, 649 East 162nd Street, South Holland, Illinois. Funeral services are scheduled for Saturday, January 20, 11 a.m., at the funeral home, officiated by the Rev. Penny Hoffman of Manhattan United Methodist Church. Interment will be private. In lieu of flowers, memorial donations are appreciated to Vitas Hospice, 600 Holiday Plaza Drive, Suite 200, Matteson, IL 60443 or a charity of the donor's choosing. Arrangements entrusted to Smits Funeral Homes, Ltd. Smits-DeYoung-Vroegh Chapel, South Holland, Illinois.

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We are sorry for your loss. May God's love carry you all through the days ahead. John 3:16.

My condolences to family and friends. Take time to grieve and celebrate a life well-lived. The loss of a loved one is truly difficult no matter how long we have them with us, but remember Almighty God promises to be near to all those calling on him (Psalm 145:18)

Abbey Road, London, England. 2000.

Happy Birthday, Bob! You're eligible for Social Security. And you're still missed.

Well, where you are, I suppose it's getting more crowded for your birthday celebration each year now.

I wish we could share a piece of cake, a beer and a chat. This year, your birthday was on Fasching. You were here for Fasching in 2000 and had a blast. A parade mixed with a carnival mixed with Mardi Gras. People in the parade were handing out shots of schnapps and bottles of beer. WE had a blast! Manuela and I were in the parade this year. I had a schnapps and a beer for...

Happy Birthday Brother!! John and I toasted to you on Super Bowl Sunday (your birthday) and talked about the "old days" although we tend to agree that these days may be the old days!!! Hope you had a good one with all the family and friends you have there. Later, my friend....

I'm hoping you, Mom and Dad were enjoying some memories for your birthday. Miss you every day!

Love you!

Happy Birthday Bro-Hammer!!! How about that, I'm right on time for a change, in honor of YOUR 60th!!! Hard to believe we're there already my friend.
Have a great day and throw back a couple with your dad and mine and I'll see you on down the road.......


Well, you'd be 60 this year. Amazing how time flies, isn't it? You're still missed and you're still thought of often.
I hope they have high-speed internet in heaven.
Happy Birthday!

Been thinking of you often this week Bro, waiting for your birthday to arrive and then bam! it slips by me by a day. Sorry bro but I know you understand. Gonna have a brew right now in your honor and it might not be just one. However I am at home and it's Friday so it's all good brother! Love you and miss you and we'll meet again one day for sure.

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