Bobby Ross Jones, age 85, passed away on Tuesday, May 12, 2020. He was born July 12,1934 in Nashville, N.C. to LeRoy and Rella (Strickland) Jones.
In addition to his parents, He was preceded in death by his wife, Elaine C. Jones, son, Douglas Arnold Jones, and infant daughter, Donna Lynn Jones.
Mr. Jones was a Product Procurement Analyst with IBM and retired following a thirty-year career. He enjoyed outdoors, golfing, camping and being a member of Mount Vernon Baptist Church.
He is survived by his son, Bobby Dwight Jones and his wife, Pam of Raleigh; siblings, Mildred Guy of Fayetteville, Rachel Carpenter of Nashville, and Robbie Jones and his wife, Lynn of Wake Forest. He was especially proud of his five grandchildren: Michael B. Jones, Kristin L. Jones, Brittany J. Blowe, Emily L. Jones, and Hannah E. Jones; and seven great-grandchildren: Savannah S. Jones, Abbey O. Jones, Amber L. Diaz, Kydon D. Diaz, Nolan Blowe, Kinley L. Gaster, and Gunner Blowe. Bobby is also survived by many nieces, nephews, family friends and other extended relatives.
The family would like to thank Melanie as his caregiver and Transitions Hospice of Raleigh.
A graveside service will be held on Thursday, May 14, 2020 at 11:00 a.m. at Forest Hills Cemetery, Nashville, N.C.
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