Robert Jones Obituary

Robert W. Jones
Robert W. Jones
Robert W. Jones

June 12, 1924 - November 1, 2005
Born in Ottumwa, IA
Resided in Des Moines, IA
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Obituary

Robert W. "Bob" Jones, 81, passed away November 1, 2005 at Kavanagh House in Des Moines. Funeral services will be 11:30 am, today at Westover Funeral Home in Des Moines with a visitation one hour prior. Burial will be at 2:30 p.m. today in Ottumwa at Calvary Cemetery.

Bob was born in Ottumwa on June 12, 1924, the son of Doyle and Nell Jones. He was a U.S. Army veteran of World War II. Bob lived in Des Moines for over 35 years and had worked for American Republic Insurance until his retirement. He was a volunteer at Mercy Hospital Wellness Center. Bob was an avid Iowa Hawkeye and St. Louis Cardinal fan.

Bob was survived by a nephew, Chuck (Dorene) Allison of Ottawa, Illinois; nieces, Julie Talley of Edmond, Oklahoma, Sharon Powders of Council Bluffs, Iowa; eight great nieces and nephews; numerous great great nieces and nephews and a multitude of close friends. He was preceded in death by his parents, Doyle and Nell Jones; a sister and brother-in-law, Dorothy Charles) Allison and two nephews-in-law, Russel Powders and Jerry Talley.

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be given to the Kavanagh House, 900 56th Street, Des Moines, Iowa 50312 or the Variety Club of Iowa, 505 5th Avenue, Des Moines, Iowa 50309.

ARRANGEMENTS BY WESTOVER FUNERAL HOME.

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Visitation
Westover Funeral Home
6337 Hickman Road
Des Moines, IA US 50322
Thursday, November 3, 2005
10:30 AM - 11:30 AM
Service
Westover Funeral Home
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Thursday, November 3, 2005
11:30 AM
Cemetery
Calvary Cemetery
Ottumwa, IA US
Thursday, November 3, 2005
2:30 PM

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Variety Club of Iowa
505 Fifth Avenue
Des Moines, IA 50309