Robert Lee Jones Sr.

February 2, 1936January 5, 2021

Robert Lee Jones, Sr., 84, went to be with the Lord on January 5, 2021.

Mr. Jones was born in Spartenburg, SC on February 2, 1936. He was preceded in death by his wife of fifty-eight years Levada Jones. He retired as a purchasing agent and supervisor in the Steel Industry and was a faithful member of Parkway Christian Center for more than sixty-five years. He served as a coach of Azalea Little League for twenty-two years where he coached all 3 of his sons.

Left to cherish his memory are his sons Robbie Jones and wife Lynn, David Jones, and Doug Jones and wife Dawn; grandchildren Cynthia Hendrix, Christa Mayfield, Julie Hudgins, Erica Taylor, Katlyn Jones and Allison Jones; great grandchildren James Hudgins, Miranda Hudgins, Jossalynn Hendrix, Avenleigh Hendrix, Dresden Hendrix, Alex Janssen, Haley Janssen and Pasco Mayfield.

A Celebration of Life will be held on Thursday, January 7, 2021 10:00a.m. at Smith & Williams Funeral Home Kempsville Chapel. Interment will follow at Forest Lawn Cemetery.

Services will be Livestreamed at the funeral home.

Friends may offer condolences at


  • Celebration of Life

    Thursday, January 7, 2021


  • Graveside Service

    Thursday, January 7, 2021


Robert Lee Jones Sr.

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Donna Harrington

January 9, 2021

Please accept my deepest sympathies in the passing of your beloved father and grandfather. I’m so sorry I could not be there for the service due to pandemic nursing . You all have been in my thoughts and prayers. I have so many fond memories of Bobby and Lee and the first thing that came to my mine was how your Dad , Mom and my Mom and Dad would be planning a double date like back in the day! I will continue to keep you all in my prayers !

Hector and Diana Yulfo

January 8, 2021

Pastor Robie and pastor Lyn Jones
Our deepest condolences to you and your family at the loss of our beloved papa Jones. But we know that our Lord Jesus Christ have received him with open arms
to enjoy his eternal peace and love.
May our God continue blessing you and your family in every way.
Rey and Diana

Peter and Maria Wallace

January 7, 2021

Pastor Robbie and Pastor Lynn,

Our thoughts and prayers are with you and the whole family. We grieve with you at the loss of Papa Jones. But we also celebrate his life with you. We will miss his presence but we are comforted by God’s Promise. “And those the Lord has rescued will return. They will enter Zion with singing; everlasting joy will crown their heads. Gladness and joy will overtake them, and sorrow and sighing will flee away.” - Isaiah 35:10

Peter and Maria

Michelle and Bill Littman

January 7, 2021

Pastor Robbie and Pastor Lynn,

We are so sorry to hear about your sweet Father. He always was a joy to see and a
Gentle kind man. Just looking out and seeing his face always made me smile. Bill said he loved seeing him and how much he loved saying Good-morning sir. Our hearts are with you and the family.


January 7, 2021

Pastors Robbie and Lynn Jones,

My deepest condolences to you and your family. Please know that we care. You and your family are in our prayers. We love you.

With care,
Kizzy and family

Mike Hollowell

January 7, 2021

Hated to hear the news about your father. We will be thinking about you and your family.

Mike and Jennifer Hollowell

Ardis and Ronnie Morton

January 6, 2021

To the entire family of our dear friend "Bobby" Jones. Ron and I were saddened to hear of his passing this morning with a visit from David. Bob and Ronnie grew up together and through the years have remained close friends. He will be MISSED by many.

Our thoughts and Prayers are with you all during this most difficult time.