March 27, 2021, 70, Goldsboro –
Robert Allen Jones, 70, passed away Saturday, March 27, 2021 at Kitty Askins Hospice Center. Born in Leavenworth, Kansas on February 21, 1951, he was the son of the late Henry Brogden Jones and Evelyn Mary Louise Jones.
Following Robert’s wishes, services will be held in a private setting for the family.
Robert received his Bachelors of Science in Civil Engineering from North Carolina State University and worked as a Civil Engineer with Contractors & Engineers in Goldsboro for 18 years.
Robert was an avid outdoorsman and fisherman. He was a Civil War History buff, enjoyed relic hunting, and flint knapping. Robert also enjoyed searching and collecting Native American artifacts. He loved animals, especially his canine companions.
Robert is survived by his siblings and their spouses, Bryan Keith and Terri Marie Jones of Fuquay-Varina, Marcia Brogden Jones Snow of Raeford, Pamela Jones and Samuel Glenn Hines of Goldsboro, Deborah Jones and James Phillip Anderson of Emerald Isle, and Mary Louise Jones Murphy of Rocky Mount; thirteen nieces and nephews; and ten great-nieces and nephews.
In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his sisters, Diane Jones Gantt and Laura Ann Jones Bucher.
In lieu of flowers, memorials may be directed to St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital, 501 St. Jude Place, Memphis, TN 38105.
Online condolences may be sent to www.seymourfuneralhome.com.