Robert Benjamin Jones

May 24, 1929 - January 2, 2013
Robert Benjamin Jones

Robert Benjamin ìRBî Jones, 83, of Hendersonville joined the love of his life, JoElla, January 2, 2013, on the week of their 59th wedding anniversary.

Born in Polk County, he was the son of the late Loice Alonzo and Josephine Hill Jones and husband of the late JoElla Garren Jones, who died in 2004. He was also preceded in death by his brother, Walter Jones and sister, Joycelyn Ward.

He was a US Army veteran and worked for over 50 years as a truck driver. He was a member of Ebenezer Baptist Church.

He is survived by his children, Denice Jones Berry and husband, John; Carmelita Jones Alverson and husband, Troy; and Alan Dean Jones, all of Hendersonville; seven grandchildren, John and Brandon Berry, Tiffany Nicholson, Andrew and Jordan Alverson, and Carrie and Amy Simotics; eleven great-grandchildren; one brother, Arnold Dean Jones and wife, Camille, of Charlotte; and several nieces and nephews.

A funeral service will be held at 2 PM Saturday, January 5, 2013 at Ebenezer Baptist Church with the Reverend Tony Hall officiating. Burial with military honors will follow at Forest Lawn Memorial Park. The family will receive friends from 12:30 ñ 2:00 PM at the church prior to the service.


Service

Saturday, January 5, 2013
12:00 AM

Ebenezer Baptist Church - Directions
2557 Chimney Rock Road
Hendersonville, NC 28792

Service

Saturday, January 5, 2013

Forest Lawn Memorial Park & Mausoleum - Directions
538 Tracy Grove Road
Hendersonville, NC 28792

Visitation

Saturday, January 5, 2013
12:00 AM - 12:00 AM

Ebenezer Baptist Church - Directions
2557 Chimney Rock Road
Hendersonville, NC 28792

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  • January 03, 2013
    The Morgan Family says:
    So sorry to hear of the loss of your Dad, Grandfather and Brother. Our family has fond memories of R.B. and the Jones family growing up in Saluda. You are in our thoughts and prayers during this difficult time.

  • January 05, 2013
    Pam & Steve Kurfees says:
    Denice, Carmelita & Alan, So sorry to hear about your dad. So glad I got to see him at the Apple Festival a year or so ago. RB & Joella were such great examples of a loving couple. Sorry I didn't make it to the service did not realize he had passed until tonight. Would have loved to be there to honor him and support your family. Sending our love and prayers your way. We loved and respected your Mom & Dad they were a big part of our Church family when we were in Hendersonville. What an awesome legacy they left for you kids to hold on to, that is the best inheritance you could ever hope for. Love ya! Pam Green Kurfees & Steve

  • January 05, 2013
    Melinda and Destinee Pace says:
    I am so sorry to learn of your father's passing, Denise. Our prayers and sympathy are with you at this difficult time. So glad you go to be with him at the beach this summer. We love you and Carmelita both.

  • January 05, 2013
    Nay Ann Brevard says:
    My sympathy too all the family. I know exactly how you feel; as I am going through the same thing now to. Nay Ann

  • January 05, 2013
    Miles & Julia Nelson says:
    Sorry for the loss of your precious father. You are in our prayers.