Robert Jones

Obituary of Robert Thad Jones

Robert Thad (Bob) Jones passed away on October 29, 2022 at his home in Chandler, Arizona. Bob was born on January 19, 1935 in Deadwood South Dakota to Mildred and Garland Jones.

He graduated from Deadwood High School in 1953 and immediately went to work for Northwestern Bell Telephone Company, retiring after 33 years. He served two years in the Army from 1958 to 1960, serving in Korea.

After retiring from Northwestern Bell, Bob worked several years for Stoneberger Construction and 12 years with Terry Peak Ski Resort.

In 1960, he married Yvonne Hobbs and they resided in Deadwood until 1999, when they became “Snowbirds”, going to Chandler, Arizona for 22 years.

Bob is survived by his wife, Yvonne, two children; Melodie (Dan) Schultz and Thad (Shalon) Jones, six grandchildren; Robert Thad Jones II, August Jones, Damien Jones, Thomas Jones, Samantha Jones, Victoria Jones and five great grandchildren.

Bob was cremated and as per his request, there will be no services at this time.

Cards may be sent to Yvonne at 15802 S. Gilbert Rd., #27, Chandler, AZ 85225.

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