CARDINGTON — Robert R. Jones, 88, of Cardington, died Monday, May 30, 2011, at the Country Court Nursing Center in Mount Vernon.
Robert was born June 9, 1922, in Newark to Benjamin and Marguerite (Wagner) Jones. Robert attended Newark High School and served with the U.S. Army during World War II. Robert had maintained a farm in the Chesterville area most of his lifetime.
He was a member of the Chester Baptist Church at Chesterville, and was a life member of the Disabled American Veterans.
Surviving are his wife, Connie R. (Abraham) Jones, whom he married Jan. 14, 1949; his son, Robert W. (Jan) Jones of Goodyear, Ariz.; his daughters, Penny (Tim) Porter of Cardington and Shirley Wanamaker of Marion; grandchildren, Mike Jones, Jennifer Jones, Pamela Porter, Sheri (Ben) Clever, Scott Porter, Mike (Kathy) Wanamaker Jr., Holly (Mike) Ferriman and Bobby Wanamaker; and five great-grandchildren.
There will be no calling hours. Graveside funeral services with military honors will be Thursday at 10:30 a.m. at Maple Grove Cemetery in Chesterville.
Memorial contributions can be made to Chester Baptist Church.
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The Snyder Funeral Home in Fredericktown is honored to serve the family of Robert R. Jones.