Robert Jones Jr. – 1-28-2021

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memorial page for 

Robert E. Jones Jr.

November 29, 1946
~ January 18, 2021



VISITATION - Thursday 1-28- 2021
Lawson Funeral Home & Cremation Services
243 Broadway
Long Branch, NJ 07740

FUNERAL SERVICE - Thursday 1-28-2021
Lawson Funeral Home & Cremation Services
243 Broadway
Long Branch, NJ 07740

BG William C. Doyle Veterans Memorial Cemetery
350 Province Line Rd.
Wrightstown, NJ 08562

Robert Earl Jones Jr. (Bogie) was born November 29, 1946 in Neptune, NJ to the late Robert E. and Sophie Jones.  He graduated from Neptune High School in 1965.  While in Neptune High School he ran track and cross-country track.  Robert joined the United States Army in 1966 where he was an SP5 and received and Honorable Discharge on January 7, 1972.  Robert worked for Bendix several years and Pathmark warehouse in Woodbridge, NJ where he retired after working there for more than 30 years.

Robert was well known by (Bogie) he was outgoing and nice to everyone and had a heart of gold.  He loved his family and friends and was willing to help whenever he could.  He loved to talk and tell stories and jokes to anyone who would listen; we would laugh even if they weren't funny and he would be the first to know the latest news before anyone, they would call him (google).

He had a special love for his wife, children, grandchildren and great-grandchildren they called him Pop-Pop; his greatest past time was spending time with his grands, it was the highlight of his day.  He will always be remembered by all who knew him.

Robert is predeceased by his parents Robert Earl Jones Sr. and Sophie Mack Jones, his sister Irene Jones and his nephew Saahron Jones.

He leaves to cherish in his memories his wife Iona H. Jones, 1 son Deshawn Horsley of Atlanta, GA, 3 daughters Marion Morris of Neptune, Tawanda Horsley Sells of Duncanville, TX and La'Tacia Horsley of Neptune; 2 siblings Saahron and his wife Celeste Jones and Karen Jones; 1 brother-in-law Rev. John Jones; 1 aunt Ernestine Horsley; 1 God daughter Robyn Butler; a special cousin Jacqueline Taylor; 11 grandchildren; 15 great-grandchildren and a host of nieces, nephews, cousins and friends.


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2 thoughts on “Robert Jones Jr. – 1-28-2021

  1. Beverly Holland and William Jones says:

    Our sincere condolences to Karen and the family of Robert Jones. May he rest in eternal peace. Our prayers
    and thoughts are with you.

  2. Jenise "Niecy" Bonner says:

    Gonna miss you Bobby and love you while you’re there take care of my Mom and tell her I love her and Allen too..Love you always Niecy

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