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Robert Gordon (VETERAN) JONES

Evergreen Cemetery
Bourbon County,
Kansas

SPECIALIST THIRD CLASS US Navy
July 15, 1927 - May 29, 2007

Control Tower Operator
Discharged February 1948
Born Uniontown, Bourbon Co, KS & died Fort Scott, Bourbon Co, KS

Married February 10, 1946

Nona Katheryn Warren
December 15, 1927 Fort Scott, Bourbon Co., KS
November 17, 2002 Fort Scott, Bourbon Co., KS

Fort Scott Tribune
Thursday, June 7, 2007
Robert Gordon Jones, 79, of Marblecrest Drive, Fort Scott, died Tuesday evening May 29, 2007, at his home.

He was born July 15, 1927 in Uniontown, Kan., the son of Carme Edgar and Lois Leona (Brown) Jones. He married Nona Katheryn Warren on February 10, 1946. She preceded him in death on November 17, 2002.

Bob graduated from Uniontown High School in 1944 and then attended Fort Scott Community College. He served in the U.S. Navy for two years as a Control Tower Operator after WWII. He retired from American States Insurance Companies on December 29, 1989. He had been employed with Western Insurance for 38 years. He was a sportsman and spent much time outdoors with nature, and he was a member of the First Baptist Church.

He is survived by one son; Ronald Gordon Jones and his wife Janice Bache-Jones, and one grandson; Austin Key Jones. In addition to his wife, Nona, he was preceded in death by his parents, and a brother; Charles Louis "Pete" Jones.

According to Bob's wishes, following cremation, there was be a graveside service on Monday, June 11, 2007, at Evergreen Cemetery, officiated by Rev. Deane Endicott.

Memorials were suggested to the Fort Scott Animal Shelter and left in the care of the Konantz-Cheney Funeral Home.

Contributed on 12/16/13 by evychristensen
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Submitted: 12/16/13 • Approved: 7/11/16 • Last Updated: 3/11/18 • R20768-G20768-S3

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