September 20, 1964 – November 21, 2020
Robert Earl Jones, 56, went home to be with the Lord on Saturday, November 21, 2020. He was born September 20, 1964, in West Memphis, Arkansas. Robert faithfully and honorably served both domestically and abroad in the US Navy from 1983-2003 and with the Raleigh Police Department as a Senior Detective where he retired September 2019.
Robert is survived by his mother, Earline (Robert) Warren; his wife of 29 years, Lisa Jones; daughter, Krystale Jones; sons, Bob Jones, Justin Jones, Zacheriah Jones, and Tristian Daniel; grandchildren, Mia Jones, Riley Anne Nairwood, Silas Jones and Malena Jones; siblings, Darlene Nering, Angela Wesley-Anderson, Bobbie Frank Bonner, Harrison Thomas, Jamie Lee Thomas, and Odell (Gwen) Thomas; a host of aunts, uncles, nieces, nephews and cousins.
Robert was preceded in death by his grandfather, Earl Jones; his grandmother, Lottie Mae Jones; his father, Robert J. Miller; and his brother, William Lee Miller.
Robert graduated from West Memphis Senior High School in 1983. He earned a Bachelor of Arts from Saint Leo University in 2010, and received a Master’s Degree from DeVry University in 2012.
Robert received Christ as his Lord and Savior at the age of 19. He was a loving son, husband, and father who adored his grandchildren. He will be greatly missed.
Memorial service 3 pm, Sunday, Central Baptist Church. MASKS REQUIRED. Memorial service will be livestreamed on www.facebook.com/stricklandfuneral