Robert D. Jones, 83 of Roachdale, passed away Wednesday, June 12, 2019 at his residence. He was born in Universal, IN on June 26, 1935 to the late Arthur L. and Laura (Cox) Jones. He married Jane E. (Hutchison) Jones on March 27, 1953 in New Goshen, IN. She passed away November 2, 2011.
He worked for Con-Rail Railroad retiring in 1998. He was a member of the Eagles Lodge, the Moose Lodge and American Legion, all of Greencastle, IN. Robert was an avid farmer and wood-cutter.
Robert is survived by partner, Kay Franklin; Kim D. Jones (Nancy), Arizona, Cynthia J. Southhard (Alan), Hillsdale, IN, Theresa F. App (David W.), Greencastle, IN, Denise McGuire (Brad), FL, Alesia B. Dean (Les), Roachdale, IN, Mike D. Jones, Donna Price, Delorias Carrol and Sharon Causey. Robert is also survived by 19 grandchildren and 48 great grandchildren.
He is preceded in death by his wife, Jane, parents; daughter, Sandra; son, Allen; brothers, Doyle, Roger; and sisters, Carol G. Smith and Joanna Gasnell; son-in-law, Steve; and grandchildren, Alesia, Jordan, Summer and Tylar.
The funeral service will be at 2:00 P.M. on Tuesday, June 18, 2019 at Servies and Morgan Funeral Home, 102 East Washington Street, Roachdale, IN.
Pastor Keith MacIntier will be officiating. Friends may call from 12:00 P.M. until the time of the service that same day, also at the funeral home. Burial will be in Blakesburg Cemetery immediately following the serve.