Robert “Bob” Jones, 72, of Owensboro, KY, passed away on June 15, 2023. He was born August 11, 1950, in Owensboro to the late Bertman Jones and Sarah Jones. Bob retired from American Road Express, a trucking company, where he worked as a dispatcher. He was a member of Sorgho Baptist Church where he was also a Deacon of the church.
To his family, Bob, better known as PaPa, was one hell of a father, grandfather, and great-grandfather. He was also a member of the Stanley Masonic Lodge 878. He was caring, loving, and hard-working. Bob enjoyed camping, fishing, and helping anyone that needed it in his free time.
Along with his parents, Bob was preceded in death by his wife, Radeana Embry Jones; daughter, Marty Jones; and his brother, Gary Jones.
Bob is survived by his son, Lee Jones; grandchildren: Kaylee Fulkerson, Carley Ritter, Cameron Ritter, Dakota Ritter, and Bryson Ritter; great-grandchildren: Paris Ritter and Odin Fulkerson Witt.
A graveside service will be held at 1:00 pm on Wednesday, June 28, 2023, at Rosehill-Elmwood Cemetery. Burial to follow directly after the service. Visitation will be from 10:00 am to 12:45 pm, with a Masonic service being held at 11:00 am, on Wednesday, June 28, 2023, at Haley McGinnis Funeral Home & Crematory.