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Robert P. Jones
Robert P. Jones (Maverick), 82 of Fernandina Beach, Florida passed away on Wednesday, April 14, 2021.
He was born on December 29, 1938 in Hoboken, Georgia. After he graduated from high school, he married Peggy Queen Jones on June 6, 1957. They moved to Fernandina Beach in 1958.
He worked at Container Corporation of America for several years. He left Container and went to work in construction and helped build Baptist-Nassau Hospital. He later worked there in the Maintenance Department until he retired at age 65.
He was preceded in death by his wife, Peggy Queen Jones and his parents, Clyde and Mildred Jones.
He leaves behind his only brother, Johnny Jones (Ann) of Hoboken, Georgia; his two daughters, Robin M. Jones and Debby J. Portier; his three grandchildren, Bobby Fertgus, Angel Portier and Rowdy Portier all of Fernandina Beach, Florida and four great-grandchildren, Josh, Sarah, Lydia and Bobby.
Funeral services will be at 1:00 pm Sunday, April 18, 2021 in the Burgess Chapel of Oxley-Heard. His family will receive friends from 12:00 noon until the hour of service at the funeral home.
He will be laid to rest beside his wife in Hokoken City Cemetery in Hoboken, Georgia.