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MCDONALD - Robert L. Jones Jr., 63, passed away on Monday, Aug. 10, 2015, at Hospice House.

“Bob” was born Oct. 17, 1951, in Youngstown, the son of Robert L. and Violet Courtney Jones Sr.

Bob worked for General Motors as a benefits representative for 45 years. He was a 1970 graduate of McDonald High School and was most recently on the board of education for McDonald and a McDonald football coach.

He enjoyed his fishing time and camping with his wife.

Besides his parents of McDonald, he leaves to cherish his memory, his wife, the former Sandra L. Gallagher, whom he married May 20, 1978; his daughters, Abby Lynn (Rob) Peters of Weathersfield Township and Samantha Jean Jones of McDonald; grandchildren Seth, Austin, Maddie “Fred,” Zoey, Makenna, Makinzy, and Zachary; sisters Kathy (Ron) Jones and Debra (Jeff) Dombroski, both of McDonald; and brother Dickie Jones of Boardman.

Funeral services will be held on Thursday, Aug. 13, at 11 a.m., at the Blackstone Funeral Home in Girard.

Visitation will be held on Wednesday from 4 to 8 p.m. at the funeral home.

Bob will be laid to rest at Four Mile Run Cemetery.

The family requests any material contributions be made to Hospice of the Valley or McDonald Schools.

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Guestbook Entries


“Love ya and will miss ya.”

 » Dick Jones on August 11, 2015

retired UAW

“Bob was the type of Representative that made us proud to be UAW members!”

 » Brandon Michaels on August 11, 2015

“GOOD MORNING Bobby will be missed by all....REST IN PEACE!!”

 » Lynn Sutton on August 11, 2015


“Samantha, I am so sorry to hear about your Dad passing away. My condolences to you and your famy. ”

 » Stacey Orbovich  on August 12, 2015

“You are a good guy Bob and will be missed !!”

 » Tim Kind on August 12, 2015


“Bobby will be loved and missed by many. But never forgotten. I will was always remember our morning talks over coffee about sports, family, and whatever we could think about on early morning shift times! Rest in peace my friend. ”

 » Tara Martin on August 13, 2015

“Sandy and family, so sorry for your loss. My prayers are with you during this difficult time.”

 » Cheryl May on August 14, 2015

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