Bobby Charles Jones Sr, a loving Father and Brother, passed away on September 29th, 2021 at the age of 64.
Born the only son to Ida Mae Bell Jones in High Springs, FL he graduated from Santa Fe High School and immediately entered into the service becoming a decorated Veteran. After serving his county in the United States Marines Corps he became a mechanic at Anheuser-Busch from which he retired after 18 years. During his retirement, he pursued his passion of writing and published his first book of historical fiction in 2009. Fueled by his endless thirst for knowledge the book details his experience growing up in High Springs, Fl during the early nineteen sixties. He enjoyed spending his days with close friends and family and never hesitated to lend a helping hand to others.
Bobby is proceeded in death by his Mother Ida Mae Bell Jones and his Granddaughter Sage Jennings. He leaves behind three kid’s Ronald (Jovon) Jones, Shari (Omar) Jones and Bobby (Katheryn) Jones jr. Four grandkids Palace Jones, Patience Jones, Rylee Jones and Tobias Jennings. Six sisters Carolyn Varner, Barbara (Richard) Smith, Christine (Jeanaris) Bannister, Jacqueline (Aaron) Williams, Joyce Williams and Mildred Fischer. One Aunt Leatha Parks as well as a host of nieces, nephews, cousins and loving friends.
A memorial celebration of Bobby’s life will be held for family and close friends on Saturday, October 16th from 1:00 – 3:00 pm at Milam Funeral Home Chapel in Newberry, Florida. Masks and Social Distancing will be observed while indoors, everyone is encouraged to dress in the colors of the Marine Corps Flag. Bobby will be laid to rest next to his mother in Bethlehem Church Cemetery at a future date. Arrangements are under the care of MILAM FUNERAL AND CREMATION SERVICE 22405 W. Newberry Road Newberry, FL. (352) 472-5361 www.milamfh.com