Traverse City Record-Eagle

Obituaries

December 7, 2013

Robert Eugene Jones

BEULAH — Robert Eugene Jones, 81, passed away at his home on Dec. 5, 2013, after being in an auto accident.

He was born to Edward and Glendora Jones on Aug. 28, 1932. Bob resided in Beulah his entire life.

After high school he served his country in the Korean War.

While home on a military leave he married Delores Heinze on April 28, 1953. The couple celebrated their 60th wedding anniversary this year.

Bob owned and operated a water well drilling business for 30 years before retiring in 1984.

He spent his leisure time hunting and fishing and was a talented wood craftsman.

Bob is survived by his wife, Delores; and three children, William Jones, of Bear Lake, Janice (Jack) Haedicke, of Scottsdale, Ariz., and Scott (Debbie) Jones, of Beulah; grandchildren, Caitlin (Jon) Braam, Matthew Haedicke, Cortney Jones and Craig Jones; and siblings, Frank Jones and Annabelle Kietzman.

Funeral services will be held at 2 p.m. Sunday, Dec. 8, at the Jowett Family Funeral Home in Benzonia, with Pastor Barb Fay officiating. There will be a visitation one hour prior to the service.

Memorial contributions can be made to Munson Hospice.

Arrangements are by Jowett Family Funeral Homes & Cremation Service.

 

 

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