Howard Robert “Bob” Jones, Jr. 71, of Spiceland passed away Thursday, May 26, 2022 at his residence. He was born November 8, 1950 in Henry County, Indiana, a son of the late Howard R. and Henrietta C. (Henry) Jones.
He taught at Carthage and Knightstown for ten years, from 1975-1985. While teaching he was Vice President, then President of the local Classroom Teachers Association at Charles A. Beard School Corporation. Bob was a lifetime farmer and also held various other jobs. Most of all, he really enjoyed his sons, grandchildren and his outings to Denny’s and Park Restaurant.
Survivors include his sons, Joshua (Amber) Jones, Zachary (Amanda) Jones and Samuel Jones; grandchildren, Elliott & Ashby Jones, Makenzie & Dylan Foga and Allie, Silas & Idella Jones; sisters-in-law, Judy (Buck) Benge and Jeanne (Fred) Roberts; mother-in-law, Helen McKinley; nephews, Jonathan Benge and Brett (Selinna) Roberts; niece, Tricia Harris; great nephews, Chandler (Katrina) Harris, Jaxon and Gavin Roberts; a great niece, Alexandra Benge and a great-great niece, Jori Harris.
In addition to his parents, Bob was preceded in death by his wife, Jacquelyn Lee (McKinley) Jones in 2019; father-in-law, Robert G. McKinley and a brother-in-law, Robert M. McKinley.
At the request of the family, there will be a private memorial service held at a later date. Funeral services have been entrusted to Hinsey-Brown Funeral Service in New Castle. You may express condolences or share a memory of Bob at www.hinsey-brown.com.