Robert Jones - 81
June 18, 2022
Robert W. Jones 81, of Eighty-Four, PA passed away Saturday, June 18, 2022 at home from his battle with cancer. He was born on August 25, 1940, son of the late Robert C. and Laura Ross Jones. He was a 1958 graduate of Ellsworth High School. Bob was a machinist by trade. He worked for Brockway Glass as a mold maker, then Crile machine for many years and retired from Lagonda Machines, where he was a half owner. He also owned and operated ANP storage and Apartments of Washington, PA. On July 2, 1988 he married Donna Yates of Eighty Four who survives. He loved to travel. He and his wife took several cruises. His most enjoyable trip was the Panama Canal cruise and the time they spent on the Island of Kauai, Hawaii. He was a social member of the Elks and Moose Lodges in Washington. He loved to roast a hog or anything he made on his cooker. He loved to party and was always the life of the party. He is survived by three sons Bradley (Yahaira) Jones of Florida, Rodney Yates and Dean Yates, both of Eighty Four, sister Lisa K. (Jim) Salata of Amity, sister-in-law Mary Jones Greenfield of Virginia and Brother-in-laws Donald Gardner and Sonny (Betty) Holmes of Washington, grandchildren Robert "Robbie", Richard "Rickie", Laurie A. , Kristin M. , and Bradley Jones Jr. , Hunter Burns, Aubree, Hailee, Shane and Kavaya Yates, as well as five great grandchildren and several nieces, nephews, and cousins. Deceased in addition to his parents are three children; Robert W. Jones II, Julie L. Jones, and Dane E. Burns, sister Nadene Gardner, and brother David Jones. Family and friends are welcome from 2-4 and 6-8p. m. Thursday in the Nichol Funeral Home 1873 East Maiden Street Washington, where funeral services will be held on Friday June 24, 2022 at 11:00a. m. with Rev. John Dykstra officiating. Interment will follow in Forest lawn Gardens, McMurray. In lieu of flowers memorial contributions may be made to AHN Hospice or Pigeon Creek Church. An online guestbook may be signed at www. nicholfuneralhome. comTo plant Memorial Trees in memory of Robert Jones, please click here to visit our Sympathy Store.