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 ( 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


Date of Burial: Friday, December 9, 2022
Burial Location: Glenwood Cemetery in Fort Payne, Alabama

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7 entries.
Jerrie Dial Brindley from Weaverville NC wrote on December 9, 2022 at 11:41 pm
Bobby was a very special man. Praying for the family.
Ned Ayres from Mentone wrote on December 9, 2022 at 4:44 pm
I'm sorry for your loss. I will miss our morning coffee talks . Rest in peace Bobby!
Tina and Jeff Cooper from Marietta wrote on December 9, 2022 at 4:39 pm
I remember Uncle Bobby always smiling and laughing whenever we had family gathered. Jeff and I send our condolences and prayers for peace. We love you all.
Troy Jiles from Collinsville wrote on December 9, 2022 at 2:00 pm
Wonderful man. Always helping people, even strangers. Loved everyone.
Mary & Robert Calhoun from Fort Payne wrote on December 8, 2022 at 10:32 pm
So sorry for your loss. Our thoughts and prayers are with your family.
Kim Hartsook from Fort Payne wrote on December 8, 2022 at 4:59 pm
So very sorry for your loss.
Byron & Jessica Tilley from Valley Head wrote on December 8, 2022 at 4:03 pm
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