Robert Jones, 72, of East Moline, passed away at Rosewood Care Center of Moline on Friday, November 1, 2019.
Celebration of Life services will be held at 1 p.m., Sunday, November 17, 2019 at Victory Baptist Church, 900 46th Avenue, East Moline. A luncheon will begin at 12:15 p.m., at the church prior to the services. Memorials may be made to the family. Esterdahl Mortuary & Crematory, Ltd., is assisting the family.
Bob was born on January 25, 1947, in Tahlequah, OK, the son of Marion Phillip and Anne Lee (Thomasson) Jones, Sr. He attended Maranatha Baptist Bible College. Bob married Lois Elaine Abney on January 30, 1965, at Edgewood Baptist Church, Rock Island. He retired as a clerk in the plumbing and electrical departments at Handy True Value. He was a dedicated member of Victory Baptist Church, where he was in charge of leading junior church. He was known for his Dudley stories.
Survivors include his wife, Lois of East Moline; daughter, LeAnne (Leonard II) Kaalberg of Moline, and their children, Conner, Hunter, Taylor, and Spencer Kaalberg; daughter, Sarah (Gregory) Cordell of Beaver Dam, WI, and their son Walker Howell Cordell; sister, Dona Brown of Rock Island; brother, Marion Phillip Jones, Jr. of Rock Island.
He was preceded in death by his parents and siblings, Jesse, Bonnie, Ella and Violet.
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