Robert L. JonesJanuary 23, 1927 ~ November 4, 2017 (age 90)
Robert Jones, age 90, of Spring Valley, MN passed away November 4, 2017 at St. Marys in Rochester, MN.
Funeral service for Robert Jones will be held 11:00 A.M. Wednesday, November 8, 2017, at Our Savior Lutheran Church in Spring Valley. Burial will be at Our Saviors Cemetery. Visitation will be held 4-7 P.M. Tuesday, November 7, 2017 at Hindt Funeral Home in Spring Valley and will continue 1 hour prior to the service at the church.
Robert LeeRoy Jones was born on January 23, 1927 in Wann, OK the son of Jefferson and Augusta (Kiehne) Jones. On October 16, 1954 he was united in marriage to Rhoda Ann Thompson in San Francisco, CA. Bob was a hard worker owning two businesses in Spring Valley: Valley Furniture for 7 years and the Hardware Store for 40 years. He would even have his doors unlocked after business hours in case anyone needed his help. There wasn’t anything that Bob couldn’t fix with a little bit of JB Weld or Shoe Goo.
He loved to downhill ski and ice skate and was part of the Berkley Ice Skating club for many years. Bob loved going for drives whether it be on his motorcycle or his snowmobile that he would take out with family friends. He loved to be outside fishing, taking trips to the lakes with family or just doing yardwork around the house.
Bob was a member of Our Saviors Lutheran Church and was also a member of the Antique Car Club with his restored 1928 Model A car.
He was an amazing father and grandfather, always willing to teach his family things or to lend a hand to calm any baby.
Robert is survived by his wife Rhoda of Spring Valley; children: Kerry (Steve) Willger of Manhattan, MT, Debra (Brian) Justin of Dover, MN, Robert (Lori) Jones Jr. of Spring Valley, MN, and Todd (Jill) Jones of Spring Valley, MN; 12 grandchildren: Lester, Ryan, April, Kasey, Morgan, Sara, Jared, Robert “BJ”, Courtney, Brianna, Max, and Cassie; 8 great grandchildren; and many nieces and nephews. He is preceded in death by his parents and 8 siblings.
In the words of Bob Jones....... I thank ya now.