Robert Allen Jones, 75, of Rineyville, passed away Thursday, Sept. 16, 2021, at Baptist Health Hardin in Elizabethtown.
He was born in Jeffersontown to George Eugene Jones and Catherine Risinger Jones Smith. He was an Army Vietnam veteran. Robert worked many different jobs. He loved working on the farm with his hands.
He was preceded in death by his spouse, Anna L. Jones; his parents; two sisters, Mary Lou Slayton and Doris Ball; and two brothers, William "Jim" Jones and Herman Jones.
Survivors include three sons, Robert Allen (Christy) Jones Jr., David (Rebecca) Waters of Lakeland, Florida, and Timothy (Nina) Jones of Elizabethtown; four daughters, Pamela Jones and Angela "Angel" (Richard) Gates, all of Rineyville, Carrie (Michelle Hopwood) Jones of Bardstown and Sherrie (Walter) Hilt of Rineyville; three sisters, Elizabeth Dykes and Belva (Clifford) Haughawout, all of Rineyville, and Catherine Wright of Lexington; a brother, Chester "Reid" (Lori) Jones of Wellington; 16 grandchildren and 16 great-grandchildren.
The funeral is at 11 a.m. Wednesday. Sept. 22, at Manakee Funeral Home in Elizabethtown with the Rev. Tim Nickels officiating. Burial with military honors follows in Mockingbird Family Cemetery in Rineyville.
Visitation is from 5 to 8 p.m. Tuesday and continues from 9 to 11 a.m. Wednesday at the funeral home.
Published by The News-Enterprise from Sep. 18 to Sep. 23, 2021.