Robert L. Jones, Jr., 96

July 30, 2007

MARCH 23, 1911-JULY 28, 2007

SHEPHERDSTOWN, W.Va. - Robert L. Jones Jr., 96, of Shepherdstown, died Saturday, July 28, 2007, at Jefferson Memorial Hospital.

Born March 23, 1911, in Shenandoah Junction, W.Va., he was the son of the late Robert Luther Jones Sr. and Helen Blackford Jones.

He was preceded in death by his first wife, Virginia Smallwood Jones.

He was a lifelong farmer.

He was a member of Williams Memorial Methodist Church and attended Elk Branch Presbyterian Church.

He was a member of the Farm Bureau.

He is survived by his wife, Eva Link Jones; three stepsons, David Link and Howard S. Link, both of Shenandoah Junction, and Boteler M. Link Jr. of Charles Town, W.Va.; 10 stepgrandchildren; and 15 stepgreat-grandchildren.


He was preceded in death by one son, Marshall R. Jones; one sister, Jane J. Jones; and one brother, Oscar B. Jones.

Graveside services will be Tuesday at 11 a.m. at Pleasant View Memory Gardens. The Rev. Karen Willis will officiate.

The family requests no flowers. Memorial contributions may be made to Williams Memorial Methodist Church, 3415 Kearneysville Pike Shepherdstown, WV 25443; or to Elk Branch Presbyterian Academy Building Fund, Box 110, Shenandoah Junction, WV 25442.

Arrangements are by Brown Funeral Home, Martinsburg, W.Va.

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