Mr. Bobby Joe Jones Sr.
October 26, 1936 – December 7, 2022
Mr. Bobby Joe Jones Sr., age 86, of Fort Payne, Alabama, passed away peacefully on December 7, 2022 at DeKalb Regional Medical Center. He was born on October 26, 1936 to Thomas & Hattie Pearl Jones.
Mr. Jones attended DeKalb County High School after which he worked for Ernest Wallace Gas Station. He then went on to work for Hosmer Auto Parts followed by Whitley Electric and Plumbing as well as the Fort Payne Fire Department.
During working with Whitley Electric and Plumbing, he purchased the business and went in with his partner Eddie Freeman, creating Jones and Freeman Plumbing. It was later that he went out on his own as Jones Plumbing for the remainder of his career. The last few years he had been working for Ladd Enviromental Consultants until his death.
Mr. Jones attended Minvale Baptist Church where he was Chairman of Deacons.
He is survived by:
Wife of 65 years: Evelyn McPherson Jones
Children: Rebecca Jones Mitchell, Joey Jones (Beth), & Jeremy Jones
Grandchildren: Daniel Mitchell (Lauren), Andrew Mitchell (Hattie), Brooklyn Hicks (Jon), Caleb Jones, & Hannah Jones
Great-Grandchildren: Luke Mitchell & Jon Sawyer Hicks
Several Nieces & Nephews
Preceded in death by:
Parents: Thomas & Hattie Pearl Jones
Brothers: James T. Jones Sr. & Bernard Carr
Sisters: Margaret Burt, Carmen Burt, & Helen McDonald (Mac)
Granddaughter: Alana Lashay Jones
Pallbearers: Jamey Jones, Glenn Jones, Horencio Gallegos, Charlie Glover, John Hicks, & Ronnie Highfield
Honorary Pallbearers: James Brooks, Ed Houston, Raymond Lusk, Troy Poe, & Randy Sauls
In lieu of flowers the family requests donations be made to the Big Oak Boys Ranch (bigoak.org or 250 Jake Mintz Road Gadsden, AL 35905)
Date of Visitation: Friday, December 9, 2022
Visitation Location: Burt Chapel-Fort Payne
Visitation Time: 9:00 AM-11:00 AM
Date of Funeral: December 9, 2022
Funeral Location: Burt Chapel-Fort Payne
Funeral Time: 11:00 AM
Officiating: Rev. John Keefe & Rev. Ronnie Highfield