Robert (Bob) William Jones, 78, of Leavenworth died, Wednesday, April 17, 2013.
He was born on Aug. 29, 1934 in Independence, Kan. to George and Eva Jones.
Bob enlisted in the US Air Force in 1954 and was honorably discharged. He was a Veteran of the Korean War. He later served with the US Air Force Reserve. He graduated from Pittsburg State University with a Degree in Accounting. He worked for the Federal Government with the General Accounting Office, where he later retired after 35 years of service in 1993. He is survived by his wife Martha Jones and three children: son Brian W. Jones and wife Carrie of Ottawa, Kan., daughter Lori Cooney and husband John, son Scott Jones and wife Michelle of Leavenworth, Kan., several grandchildren and great-grandchildren.
Graveside services with military honors will be 10 a.m. Monday, April 22, 2013 at Leavenworth National Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, memorials can be made to the Boy Scouts of America Troop 176, 130 N. 6th Street in Leavenworth or donations may be made to the Robert W. Jones Memorial Scholarship fund through Ottawa University 1001 S Cedar # 16, Ottawa, Kansas 66067.