JONES, Robert L. “Buck,” 80, of Wheeling, WV, died Tuesday, January 22, 2013, in Ohio Valley Medical Center, Wheeling.
He was born October 17, 1932, in Wheeling, WV, the son of the late Albert M., Jr. and Beulah Yoho Jones.
Mr. Jones, after 42 years, retired from Wheeling Pittsburgh Steel Corporation, Martins Ferry Plant, as a rolling machine operator, was a Presbyterian by faith and was a U.S. Airborne Army Korean War veteran.
He was a life member of the Snake Club, a member of the American Legion Post #1 and a member of the Elks Lodge #28.
In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by a sister, Frances Jones, and a brother, Albert M. Jones, III.
Surviving are two sisters, Marilyn Rykoskey of Rockville, MD, and Sara “Sally” Moore of Florence, SC; eight nieces and nephews; and numerous grandnieces and grandnephews.
Friends will be received on Friday, January 25, 2013, from 5 until the time of service at 7 p.m. at the Kepner Funeral Home, 900 National Road, Wheeling (304-232-2732) with the Reverend Margie Carr officiating. Interment in Greenwood Cemetery, Wheeling.
Memorial contributions may be offered to the American Cancer Society Memorials, 122 South High St., Morgantown, WV 26501.
Personal condolences may be offered to the family at www.kepnerfuneral. com.