Bobby L. Jones

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Bobby L. Jones

Bobby L. Jones Bobby L. Jones, 87, of Oak Hill, WV passed peacefully in his sleep on Tuesday, March 12, 2019 at Bowers Hospice House in Beckley, WV.
Born April 09, 1931, he was the son of the late Sam and Ernestine Jones.
A dedicated and extremely hard worker, Bobby spent his career as a coal preparation plant manager working for United Pocahontas Coal Company in Crumpler and Royal Smokeless Coal Company in Thurmond. He was a proud member of the UMWA.
Bobby will be remembered for a multitude of reasons but especially for his love of his family and his faithfulness and devotion to his Christian faith. He had a knowledge and understanding of the teachings of Jesus Christ and had a desire to share that knowledge with the hope of bringing others to a closer relationship with Jesus Christ. He will also be remembered for his generous heart. He had a sincere desire to care for and help anyone in need. His calling later in life was to assist people of the Jewish faith return to Israel and provided endless contributions to that effort.
The Jones family extends special thanks to Rev. Lum Toney, Bishop Rob Doolittle, the Sanger family and Hospice of Southern West Virginia.
Bobby and his loving wife of 66 years, Sylvia, were blessed with a large and devoted family which included two daughters, Diane Bailey and husband, Kenny, of Crumpler and Leslie Nunn and husband, David, of Hampstead, MD; three sons, Steven Jones of Oak Hill, Bobby Jones and wife, Trish, of Princeton and Rick Jones and wife, Cheryl, of Lynchburg, VA. He will be missed by ten grandchildren and nineteen great grandchildren as well as several "honorary" grandchildren that both Sylvia and Bobby welcomed into their home and hearts with love and care.
His much loved wife, Sylvia Marie Eldreth Jones; granddaughter, Melissa Leigh Jones; brothers, Buddy Jones, Bill Jones and Sam Jones, Jr.; sisters, Helen Watson, Mae Baldwin and Juanita Taylor; and lastly his faithful Min-Pin, Skippy have all preceded him in death.
Visitation will be held at Tyree Funeral Home, Oak Hill on Friday, March 15, 2019 from 6:00 to 8;00 PM.
Visitation and services will be on Saturday, March 16, 2019 at 11:00 am at Roselawn Funeral Home in Princeton with Pastor Lum Toney and Bishop Rob Doolittle officiating. Burial will follow at Roselawn Cemetery. Grandsons will serve as pallbearers.
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Arrangements by Tyree Funeral Home, Oak Hill, WV
Published on March 13, 2019
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Bill&Phyllis; Eldreth
Mar 18, 2019
Little Bob, Diane, Rick, Steve and Leslie:
Phyllis and I send you our Prayers and Sympathy to all of you at this time of your loss of your Dad. He was truly a God sent person as well as your Mom. I remember him coming to pick Sylvia up when I was about 4 years old in Elkridge Bottom on his Motor Cycle. I have never forgotten it thru the past 78 years. May God Bless all of you with comfort and guidance at this time of your loss.
We Love all of you
Cousin Bill&Phyllis; Eldreth
Bill & Phyllis Eldreth
Mar 18, 2019
Little Bob, Diane, Rick, Steve and Leslie.
Phyllis and I have you in our prayers. Bob was such a God Given Person just like Sylvia. I remember as a young kid of your Dad coming in Elkridge Bottom and picking Sylvia up on his Motor Cycle. I couldn't have been more than 4 or 5 years old then. I loved them both. God will have 2 excellent helpers in his heavenly home now. God Bless all of you.
Cousin Bill & Phyllis Eldreth
Norman Parks and family
Mar 15, 2019
Prayers for family
Patricia Hodges
Mar 15, 2019
Bobby, Diane and all the family. Was so very sorry to hear about your Dad. He was such a fine man. Wish I could be at the service but we have flu in the house and was told not to be out. You all are in my prayers.
Jim & Brenda Eldreth Jones
Mar 13, 2019
So sorry to hear of your loss. Bob was a good Christian
man and was a good family man. We will remember
the family in our prayers. God bless each of you. We love
Bob & Linda Eldreth Lukach
Mar 13, 2019
We want to say that we're sad for your dear loss. You had a
wonderful caring father who loved his family so much.
We will be praying for you in the days and months ahead
and God bless each of you during this time. We love
Bob & Linda Eldreth Lukach