Robert L. Jones

March 30, 2001 11:00 pm

Robert L. Jones, 81, Crescent City, died March 26, 2001.

He was a 21-year resident of Crescent City.

He was born in Livingston, Calif., Feb. 12, 1920, to Hazel and Lester Jones.

The family moved to Trinidad, Calif., in 1936 and went to Tulelake, Calif., in 1938 when his father was awarded a World War I veterans homestead.

He married Myrle Gray in 1949 and they stayed in Tulelake until he retired in 1980.

Mr. Jones enjoyed gardening, having been a life-long farmer. He also enjoyed ocean fishing and was a league bowler.

Survivors are his wife of Crescent City; daughters and sons-in-law Glenda and Fred Schott of Wenatchee, Wash.; Patricia and Paul Rasica of Folsom, Calif.; Janna and Wayne Woodroof of Granite Bay, Calif.; son Robert Nathan Jones of Merrill; grandchildren Amy Broadus and Robert Schott; Elaine and Leslie Rasica; Garrett, Rebecca and Emily Woodroof; Derek Jones; great-grandchild Dalton Broadus; brothers Kenneth Jones of Edgewood, Calif.; Bill Jones of Goodyear, Ariz,; sister Jacie Sanders of San Jose, Calif.

He was preceded in death by daughter Jill Jones, sister Lorraine Jones and his parents Hazel and Lester Jones.

Funeral services were Friday at Wiers Mortuary Chapel.

Graveside services are planned for today (March 31) at 3 p.m. at Eternal Hills Memorial Gardens, 4711 Highway 39, Klamath Falls.

In lieu of flowers, the family requests that remembrances be made to The American Lung Association, 1740 Broadway, New York, NY 10019, or Pelican Bay Evangelical Free Church Building Fund, 160 Blueberry Lane, Crescent City, CA 95531.

Arrangements are under the direction of Wiers Mortuary Chapel.