Robert J. Jones
March 02, 1944 - November 21, 2019
Birthplace: Red Oak, Iowa
Resided In: Red Oak, Iowa

Visitation 11/22/2019
Nelson-Boylan-LeRette Funeral Chapel
Service 11/23/2019
Elliott United Methodist Church
Burial 11/23/2019
Gomer Cemetery

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Robert John “Bob” Jones, age 75, of Red Oak, Iowa, passed away Thursday, November 21, 2019 at Nebraska Medicine in Omaha, Nebraska. Bob was born March 2, 1944 in Red Oak, Iowa, the son of Darwin and Helen (Peterson) Jones. He was raised near Elliott, Iowa and graduated from Elliott High School in 1962. He then started farming. Bob was united in marriage to Mary White on July 2, 1966 in Elliott, Iowa. Over the years, Bob farmed, drove truck including for LeRoy Peterson, worked at Stennett Quarry, and Montgomery County Secondary Roads. He was a lifetime member of the Elliott United Methodist Church, enjoyed horses, tractors, and playing cards.

Preceding him in death were his father: Darwin Jones; his mother: Helen Hoffman; and step-father: Evan Hoffman. Survivors include his wife: Mary Jones of Red Oak, IA; children: Diane Paisley and husband Gordon of Roselle, IL; Jim Jones and special friend Sydney Rhamy of Elliott, IA; Jason Jones and wife Wendy of Tiffin, IA; and Anna LaRosa and husband Alberto of Durham, NC; 9 grandchildren: Grant Paisley of Lincoln, NE; Grace and Graham Paisley of Roselle, IL; Allyson Jones and wife Shaley of Anita, IA; Jacob Jones and wife Jessica of Des Moines, IA; Rachel Volk and husband Kyle of Oxford, IA; Mara Jones of St. Cloud, MN; and Simon and Penelope LaRosa of Durham, NC; 2 great grandchildren: Emmersyn and Aidalyne Volk of Oxford, IA; sister: Janis Reynolds of Omaha, NE; brother: Rex Hoffman and wife Marian of Henderson, IA; brothers-in-law: Wayne White and wife Ann of Elkhorn, IA and Charlie White and wife Denise of Coin, IA; and many other relatives and friends.

Funeral services will be held 10:30 AM Saturday, November 23, 2019 at the Elliott United Methodist Church in Elliott, Iowa. Burial will be in the Gomer Cemetery at Wales, Iowa. Visitation with the family will be held from 5-7 PM Friday, November 22, 2019 at the Nelson-Boylan-LeRette Funeral Chapel in Red Oak, Iowa. Memorials are suggested to the Elliott United Methodist Church.

Nelson-Boylan-LeRette Funeral Chapel is in charge of arrangements.


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