Robert “Bob” Jones (4-29-21) service 5-8-21
Robert W. “Bob” Jones, 75, of Savannah, died on Thursday, April 29, in Savannah.
He was born in Scranton, Pennsylvania, the son of the late Reginald W. and Genevieve T. Slawski Jones. He was united in marriage to Janet Doris Goings, who preceded him in death.
Mr. Jones served his country in the United States Marine Corps from May 1966 until May 1968 and was a Vietnam Combat Veteran. He obtained his bachelors degree in criminal justice from Rollins College in Winter Park, Florida. He worked as a deputy sheriff and motorcycle officer for the Orange County Sheriff’s Department in Orlando, Florida prior to his retirement. He was a member of the Moose Lodge in Savannah, VFW in Corinth, Mississippi, and FOP in Orlando, Florida.
He is survived by his daughters, Tammie Jones Sparks of Greenfield, Indiana and Brandie Regina Jones of Savannah; stepsons, Brian Mack of Winter Garden, Florida and Ronnie Mack of Osteen, Florida; sister, Kathryn J. Watson of St. Petersburg, Florida; five grandchildren; and eight great-grandchildren.
Services will be held on Saturday, May 8, at 1 p.m., at Shackelford Funeral Directors of Savannah with Glenn R. Miller and Keith Holloway officiating. Burial will follow in Hollands Creek Cemetery at Savannah.