Jones, Robert Doyle

Jones, Robert Doyle Age: 75

Passed Away: 2011-02-06

Funeral Home:

Mr. Robert Doyle Jones, 75, of Jonesboro, passed away Feb. 6, 2011. He was born in Polk County, the son of the late William McClellan and Audrey Estelle Pullen Jones. He was also preceded in death by his wife, Shirley Lee Whithurst Jones; grandson, Stephen Jones and several siblings. Mr. Jones served his country in the U. S. Navy, from 1952 to 1956. He retired from the Federal Aviation Administration, after 35-plus years, and had owned his own law practice since 1982. Mr. Jones enjoyed reading, sailing, dealing in real estate, and traveling. Survivors are his children, Bryan and Vicki Jones, of Morrow, and Norman and Laura Jones, of McDonough; grandchildren, Stephanie and Nick Geeslin, of Forest Park, and William Jones, of McDonough; great-grandchild, Gavin Geeslin; sister and brother-in-law, Jean and Lane Campbell, of Colquitt, and several nieces and nephews. Funeral services will be Wednesday, Feb. 9, 2011, at 2 p.m., in the chapel of Haisten Funeral Home, with the Rev. Joel Alvis officiating. Interment will follow at Sherwood Memorial Park at 3:30 p.m. The family will receive friends at the funeral home on Tuesday evening, from 5 p.m., to 8 p.m., at Haisten Funeral Home – McDonough, (770) 914-8833, haistenfunerals.com.