Bobby Ray Jones

Born: Mon., Nov. 24, 1947
Died: Sun., Sep. 22, 2019


Visitation

10:00 AM to 11:00 AM, Sat., Sep. 28, 2019
Location: Valhalla Funeral Home


Funeral Service

11:00 AM Sat., Sep. 28, 2019
Location: Valhalla Funeral Home


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Bob, a native of Mobile, AL and resident of Huntsville, AL passed Sunday, September 22, 2019.  He is preceded in death by his parents, Henley Bohan Jones, Sr. and Virginia D. Jones.  He is survived by his wife, Jill and their two daughters, Heidi M. Jones (David Vandiver) and Olivia Jones-Hartzog (Andrew) as well as aunts, uncles, cousins, and friends.
Bob served four years in the U.S. Air Force including one year stationed in Thailand.  He proceeded to earn his Bachelors degree in Criminal Justice from the University of Southern Mississippi and Masters in Counseling from Troy University.
He worked in his field of study at the Mobile County Youth Center, Rivarde Juvenile Detention Center in Jefferson Parish, LA and was Director of Detention at the Neaves-Davis Center for Children, Huntsville, AL.  He took disability retirement in 2006 due to Parkinson’s Disease and strived to live and enjoy each day with family and friends.  He was an avid fisherman, enjoyed bowling, and was a passionate University if Alabama football fan.  Roll Tide Roll!!

Services will be held on Saturday, September 28 at Valhalla Memorial Funeral Home from 10-11 with internment to follow in Valhalla Memorial Gardens. Pallbearers will be; Barry Jones, Rayford Guy, Jeff Cornelson, Scott Ferrill, Colin Ferrill, Marvin "Catfish" Middleton, Al Hijuelos and Andrew Hartzog, Honorary pallbearers; Steve Tate and David Vandiver

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