Robbie Willis Jones, 86, of Mulberry, Florida went to be with the Lord on September 4, 2021. He was born on February 17, 1935, in Cadwell, Georgia to the late Morgan Bertis Jones and Maggie Baggett Jones. Robbie was called into the ministry in 1970 and pastored several churches during his ministry. Robbie was a kind and considerate man who loved God and his family. He loved the Lord and had a passion for sharing the Word of God with all he met.
Robbie was of the Free Will Baptist faith and attended Bethany Free Will Baptist Church in Lakeland, Florida. Robbie enjoyed playing the guitar and singing gospel songs and enjoyed fishing and spending time with this family. Robbie also enjoyed repairing lawn equipment and attending yard sales. He made himself available to his family and friends for any home, vehicle, or other needed repairs. You could oftentimes find him assisting his sons with floor covering work.
Robbie was widowed to his beloved bride of 65 years, Lucille Jones, and leaves behind one daughter, Barbara Jones Scorsome, husband Mike, three sons, Bret Jones, Bart Jones, wife Loretta, Terry Jones, and wife Stacie, seven grandchildren, Chad Jones, Daniel Jones, Jonathan Jones, Darrin Jones, Michael Scorsome, wife, Cristyn, Tiffany Somerlot, husband, Cory, Vanessa Weiss, husband Matt, six great grandchildren Haley Jones, Hannah Jones, Tristyn Traylor, Cassidy Traylor, Bryson Traylor, April Somerlot, Landon Somerlot, Zola Jones, and two bonus grandchildren Camryn Wright and Zyla Sashington. Robbie also leaves behind four nieces, Shebbie Bozeman, Ann Rehberg, Suzanne Jones, and Debbie Lasseter, and two nephews, Gerald Stewart, and Todd Jones. Robbie also leaves behind a very special sister-in-law, Beverly Bailey, and special brothers-in-law, Randy Hensley, Robbie Hensley and Neal Hensley. Robbie also leaves behind many extended family members and friends who will miss him dearly.
A memorial Service will be held on Sunday, September 26, at 11:00 a.m. at the Bethany Free Will Baptist Church in Lakeland Florida as well as Sunday, October 17, at 12:00 noon at the Valley View Cemetery in Abingdon, Virginia, where he will be joined with his wife of 65 years.
This obituary is a courtesy announcement of Farris Funeral Service.