Name: Robert Vernon "Bob" "Whitey" Jones Age: 87
Address: Derry, PA
died peacefully at his home of 57 years on Saturday, June 14, 2014
Robert Vernon, known always by Bob or Whitey was born in the small town of Iselin In Indiana County on January 10, 1927
Father: Frank Richard Jones
Mother: Lotta P. (Stroup) Jones
Work, Clubs & Organizations: Bob grew up in Indiana, PA and graduated from Indiana High School in the class of 1946. Bob worked for the Penna Department of Transportation for three years as a young man, later for the Alta Vista Dairy and later worked at Torrance State Hospital in Torrance, PA for 26 years. Bob enjoyed his family and friends very much, loved to always be involved with a project, anything from carpentry to cooking. He built and owned the Meadow Brook Mobile Court in Seger for a number of years. He was a member of the Hillside Methodist Church and was a member of the LaMonte Lodge #568 F&AM of Derry for 66 years. For 28 years, Bob and his wife wintered in Ft. Myers, FL.
Wife of 64 yrs - Louise L. (McMillen) Jones, Derry, PA of whom he married on October 26, 1949 in Indiana, PA. He was residing in Derry (Millwood)PA where he had been living since 1957.
Daughter- Penny L. Tennette & husband Elwood, Derry, PA
Son- Allan R. Jones, Pittsburgh, PA
Grand Child - Joshua A. Ladd
Great Grand Child - Kelsey Shay Kern
Great Grand Child - Jason R. Kern, Jr.
Great Grand Child - Kern Cutshaw
Brother - John Jones & wife Marion, Blairsville, PA
(**This daughter and grand daughter are meant to be at the end. )
Special Daughter - Betty and Grand Daughter - Jill
Preceded in death by
Father - Frank Richard Jones
Mother - Lotta P. (Stroup) Jones
Sister - Helen M. Swan
Sister - Ruth M. Newman
Brother - F.R. "Dick" Jones
Brother - James "Jim" Jones
Grand Child - Jason R. Kern died April 3, 2014
James F. Ferguson Funeral Home, Inc., Blairsville, PA on Tuesday, June 17, 2014 from 2-4 & 7-9 PM.
James F. Ferguson Funeralf Home, Inc., Blairsville, PA on Wednesday, June 18, 2014 at 11:00 AM. Rev. Brian Geesaman will officiate.
Interment will be in the family lot in Oakland Cemetery