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Robert E. Jones Sr.

June 11, 1958 ~ December 29, 2020 (age 62)

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Robert Earl Jones Sr. also known as "Jones", 62 passed away on December 29, 2020.  He was born in Bastrop, Louisiana to the late Sammy Sr. and Eleanor (Gardner) Jones.   

Robert grew up in Louisiana before moving to Milwaukee, Wisconsin with his siblings. During Robert's time in Milwaukee, he was educated in the Milwaukee public school systems.   

In 1977, at the age of 19 years, Robert joined the US Army. He was Honorably Discharged in 1986. During his time in the military, Robert met his wife Robin, who is also a Veteran of the US Army. They were both stationed at Fort Ord, California where they got married in 1983 and had 2 children.   

After the military, Robert worked for the US Postal Service in New Jersey and Milwaukee, Wisconsin, where he retired.  

Robert was a member of Second Baptist Church of South Toms River, NJ where he served on the Food Pantry Ministry and the Usher Board.   Robert enjoyed spending time with family, especially with his new grandson and 2 granddaughters.  

Robert was predeceased by his parents Sammy Sr. and Eleanor (Gardner) Jones, sister, Alice Jones and brother, Johnnie Jones, Sr. He is survived by beloved wife of 37 years, Robin (Mallory) Jones, children, Robert E. Jones Jr, and Tawana L. Jones,  grandchildren, Elisha Winstead, Emiyah Winstead and Elijah Winstead and siblings, Sam Jones Jr., Clyde Jones, George Jones and Sharon Moore and a host of nieces, nephews, relatives and friends.

Private family services will be held.

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