Brown-Robinson Funeral Home Obituaries

Robert Jones

January 20, 1946 - January 15, 2019

Robert Jones, age 72, of Oberlin, passed away January 15, 2019 at the New Life Hospice Center in Lorain. He was born January 20, 1946 in Whitfield, Alabama and moved to Ohio in 1963.

Robert worked for Ford Motor Company and retired in 2006 after 38 years of service. He was a member of UAW Local 2000 in Avon and was a member of Mt. Zion Baptist Church of Oberlin where he sang in the choir.

He enjoyed motorcycling and was a member of the Sophisticated Gents Motorcycle Club. He also enjoyed doing yard work, was an avid sports fan, and loved spending time with his family and friends.

Robert leaves to cherish his memory his wife of 43 years, Thelma A. Jones; two sons, Robert K. Jones and Victor A Jones; three grandchildren, Sharae and Markel Jones and Kayla Hensley; a sister, Jimmie Lee Jones of Ward, Alabama; a host of nieces, nephews and other relatives and friends.

He was preceded in death by his parents, Richard Jones Sr. and Evalina (White) Jones; his siblings, Della Horn, Johnnie Nobles, Isabelle Goodwin, Queenie Jones, and Richard Jones Jr.

A viewing will be held Thursday, January 24, 2019 from 6:00 PM to 8:00 PM at Brown-Robinson Funeral Home, 2652 Broadway Ave, Lorain OH 44052, and family hour will be Friday, January 25, 2019 from 10:00 AM until the time of funeral service at 11:00 AM at Mt. Zion Baptist Church of Oberlin, 47 Locust St, Oberlin, Ohio 44074. The Pastor, Rev. Fred Bell, will officiate. Burial will be in New Russia Township Cemetery, 12528 Oberlin Rd, Oberlin.



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