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Robert Jones

June 23, 1954 May 28, 2019
Robert Jones
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The History of Robert B. Jones

Robert B. Jones made his entrance to this earth in Chicago, IL on June 23, 1954 to his proud parents James Jones Sr. and Aslener Jones who preceded him in death.

He was also preceded in death by his son Cornelius L. Jones and two brothers Wardell Jones and Larry Jones Sr.

Robert was the sixth of twelve children. He was nicknamed “Cornbread” and most of his friends knew him by that name.
Robert grew up on the southside of Chicago where he attended Forestville High School and completed his studies in Job Corp. After completing Job Corp., he joined military branch of the United States Army, and received an Honorable Discharge.

Robert loved the Lord, loved to eat, playing dominos, listening to music, stepping and playing cards.  He loved his family and being around them. He was loved by everyone whom he came in contact with. He loved to laugh and have fun. He loved life and fought for his life in many ways. Over the years

Robert was employed with several companies … Huff Lumber, ADM Contracting, Waltrip Landscaping and his final place of employment was Fairview Auto Sales where he sold many cars.

On May 28, 2019, GOD called Robert home. He made his exit from earth in Springfield, IL with the love if his life by his side.

Robert leaves to cherish his loving memory. The love of his life, his Queen Ms. Lora McGee who shared the past 21 years with him; nine siblings Yhadell Senoi, James B. Jones, Paulette (Steve) Hardeman, Joanne (Ronald) Taylor, Juanita Jones - Chasten, Ellen (James) Jones -Barakat, Arlene (Kevin) Stovall, Albert (LaTonya) Jones and Patricia Richmond; an aunt Clara Harding; a host of beloved nieces, nephews, great nieces, great nephews, cousins, several stepchildren whom he adored and many friends.


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Previous Events

Visitation

Friday

7

Jun

10:00 AM 6/7/2019 10:00:00 AM - 11:00 AM 6/7/2019 11:00:00 AM
Walker Funeral Service-Decatur

566 North Water Street
Decatur, IL 62523

Walker Funeral Service-Decatur
566 North Water Street Decatur 62523 IL
United States

Service

Friday

7

Jun

11:00 AM 6/7/2019 11:00:00 AM - 11:45 AM 6/7/2019 11:45:00 AM
Walker Funeral Service-Decatur

566 North Water Street
Decatur, IL 62523

Walker Funeral Service-Decatur
566 North Water Street Decatur 62523 IL
United States

Cemetery Details

Location

Camp Butler National Cemetery Final Resting Place

5063 Camp Butler Rd
Springfield, IL 62707

5063 Camp Butler Rd Springfield 62707 IL
United States
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