Obituary of Robert J. Jones
Robert J. Jones 82, passed away at home on Tuesday, February 8, 2022.
Born in Nanticoke, Pennsylvania, Bob grew up in Westfield and briefly resided in North Plainfield and Plainfield before settling in South Plainfield in 1966.
After graduation from Rider University, Bob’s career in the healthcare industry spanned four decades, most recently serving as Chief Operating Officer of the AXIOM Group and owner of Summit Health Administrators.
An avid golfer, Bob was a former member of the Metuchen Golf and Country Club in Edison, where he often spent time on the course with his golfing buddies Jimmy, Tony and Pat.
Bob loved to tell stories from his past, starting most with “Stop me if I told you this before.”
A member of the South Plainfield B.P.O.E. Lodge 2298, as well as the former South Plainfield Jaycees, Bob was a NY Giants fan and also enjoyed spending time at his Sunset Beach, North Carolina vacation home.
Bob was predeceased by his parents George and Jennie Jones, as well as brothers George, Jr. and James.
Surviving are his wife Judith, with whom he enjoyed a 60-year marriage; sons, Robert, Jr. of South Plainfield, Stephen and his wife Michele of Branchburg, Gregg and his wife Christine of South Plainfield, and Glenn and his wife Lauran of Pt. Pleasant; sister, Marion Tittle and her husband Jack of Sunset Beach, NC; and six adored grandchildren, Justin, Jake, Jack, Emily, Abbey and Olivia.
Visitation will be held on Friday, February 11, 2022, beginning at 3 p.m., followed by a 6:30 p.m. funeral service in the McCriskin – Gustafson Home For Funerals, 2425 Plainfield Ave., South Plainfield, NJ 07080.
Cremation Services will take place privately.
In Lieu of flowers, please consider making a donation to benefit the St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital https://www.stjude.org