Bobby Don Jones, age 73, of Slocum, went to be with our loving Lord on Friday, the 21st day of May 2021. Mr. Jones was born on the 8th day of September 1947, in Palestine, Texas to parents Olan Marion Jones and Dorris Burkes Jones.
Mr. Jones was a farmer and rancher his entire life. He worked hard baling custom hay and was able to see the fruits of his labor. Mr. Jones enjoyed watching over his livestock and participating in rodeos. When not working on his ranch, he was cheering on the Houston Astros. Mr. Jones was a devoted member of Denson Springs Missionary Baptist Church and lived his life for the time the Lord would call him home.
Mr. Jones leaves behind his loving wife of 54 years, Jeanell Jones; daughter, Robin Welch and husband Jr. of Slocum; son, Roger Jones and wife Amy of Slocum; brother, Joe A. Jones; grandchildren, Justin Jones, Aaron Cox, Micah Shay Lumpkins, Jennifer Jones; and great-grandchildren, Jayci Jones, Josie Jones, Casen Prater and Hudson Jones. Mr. Jones is also survived by his niece, Amy L. Jones; nephew, Alan Jones; and additional family and friends. He is preceded in death by his parents Olan and Dorris Jones.
Friends are cordially invited to a memorial visitation with the family from six o’clock until eight o’clock in the evening on Friday, the 4th day of June 2021 at Rhone Funeral Home.
A graveside service to honor the life of Bobby Jones is to be conducted at two o’clock in the afternoon, on Saturday, the 5th day of June 2021 at Strong Memorial Cemetery in Slocum, Texas. Bro. Jamie Hogan and Bro. Michael Lumpkins will be officiating the service.
Memorial and cremation services for Bobby Jones are in care of Rhone Funeral Home, 3900 S. State Highway 19, Palestine, Texas.
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