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Robert Donald "Bobby" Jones

September 24, 1937 — May 27, 2019

Our generous, kind, determined, loving, and humorous father, grandfather and great-grandfather, Robert Donald Jones, age 81 of Rocky Mount (Gogginsville) went to rejoin his wife (Marjorie) and be with our Lord on Monday, May 27, 2019. Bobby was born at his childhood home in Gogginsville on September 24, 1937 to his late parents, Henry and Minnie Dixon Jones. He graduated from Franklin County High School and National Business College before serving four years in the U.S. Navy. He married Marjorie Estelle Williams in 1961 and dedicated his life’s meaning to her and their children, grandchildren and great-grandchildren until her death in 2018. He is survived by their children, Robin Washburn (Brent), Steve Jones, Joey Jones (Amanda) and Rodney Jones (Cheri); his brothers, Melvin (Spike) Jones and Johnny Jones; sisters, Goldie Overfelt and Mable Flora and Elva Mann, Deceased; He has eight grandchildren; six great-grandchildren. Bobby had an impact on all that met him with his kindness, gentleness and humorous nature. He will be missed by many in the Franklin County Community. He was a GOOD Man! Funeral services will be conducted from Gogginsville United Methodist Church, 11:00 a.m. Thursday, May 30, 2019 with the Rev. Katherine Budzik officiating. Interment will follow with military honors in the church cemetery. The family will be receiving friends from 6 to 8 p.m. Wednesday, May 29th at Conner-Bowman Funeral Home and also one hour prior to the service at the church beginning at 10 a.m. Thursday. Arrangements by Conner-Bowman Funeral Home, 62 VA Market Place Drive (Route 220 @ Wirtz Road) Rocky Mount. www.connerbowman.com (540) 334-5151
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Wednesday, May 29, 2019

6:00 - 8:00pm (Eastern time)

Conner-Bowman Funeral Home & Crematory

62 Virginia Market Pl Dr, Rocky Mount, VA 24151

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Thursday, May 30, 2019

10:00 - 11:00am (Eastern time)

Gogginsville United Methodist Church Cemetery

111 Gogginsville Rd, Rocky Mount, VA 24151

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Thursday, May 30, 2019

Starts at 11:00am (Eastern time)

Gogginsville United Methodist Church

111 Gogginsville Rd, Rocky Mount, VA 24151

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Gogginsville United Methodist Church Cemetery

111 Gogginsville Rd, Rocky Mount, VA 24151

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