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Robert Floyd Jones


Sunrise: July 18, 1948

Sunset: November 12, 2021

Robert Floyd Jones entered eternal life on Friday, November 12, 2021 at 9:20 am. He was the eldest son of the late Romeo and Mary Jones.  He was also predeceased by his sister Theresa Cromwell and brother Samuel. He was known as Sonnie to family and Bob to friends and co-workers.

He accepted Jesus Christ as his Lord and Savior at an early age at Shiloh Baptist Church (Norfolk, VA) where he attended Sunday School and sang in the choir.  As an adult, he joined First Baptist Church South Hill where he was active in the Men’s Ministry and the Mentor Program.  Bob worked as a telephone installer, electronic technician, stockbroker and salesman.

He had an enduring love for cars and racing, enjoyed driving, and was always trying to improve the performance of his cars. Often he diagnosed and fixed vehicles that belonged to family and friends. He was an avid Star Trek and Star Wars fan. Bob’s passion for table tennis and bike riding ended only with his death.

He never met a stranger! He loved people and went out of his way to help them. To know him was to love him and to appreciate his sense of humor.

Left to cherish his memory is his wife of 52 years, Gladys; children, Dion (Nicole), and Sivia; grandchildren, Jamahl, Liana, Antonio, and Lillian; great grandchild, Sekani; brother, Romeo Jones, Jr; special to him were Zari Logan, Vermenia Washington, Norma Fields, Norman Cromwell, Jr;  and a host of nieces, nephews, cousins, and friends.

Viewing 10:30am-2:00pm Sunday, November 21, 2021 Metropolitan Funeral Service 120 West Berkley Avenue Norfolk, VA 23523 Service WATCH SERVICE LIVE ONLINE Monday, November 22, 2021 11:00am Metropolitan Funeral Service Berkley Chapel Interment Woodlawn Memorial Gardens 6329 E Virginia Beach Blvd, Norfolk, VA 23502 *Masks Required*

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    Carlton Stokes says

    My sincere condolence to the family. May God give you all pease and comfort in your loss.

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    Erma Maxwell says

    Prayers and condolences to the Jones and Battle families.
    ⚘ With heartfelt sympathy; Erma C Maxwell & Eugene Coley

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    Thaddeus & Geraldine Moody says

    My deepest sympathy and prayers are with the Jones’ family during this difficult time. May God give you peace and comfort. Your cousin Geraldine.

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      Dwayne Whitfield says

      Dwayne and Donna Whitfield God bless your family 🙏🏾🙏🏾🙏🏾🙏🏾🙏🏾🙏🏾

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      Renaye Freeman says

      Sending Peace and Comfort.His Church Family will truly miss him.
      Blessíng To you All.

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      Raymond S Calloway says

      My Prayers go out to the family, thanks for the hospitality and love given during BOB’s Billiards, Pool, and Super Bowl Parties.

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    Richard Lee says

    My condolences to the family. May GOD continue to bless and kept you in his grace during this troubled time.

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    Audrey Askew says

    My prayers and condolences go out to the family

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    Shirley G Robuste says

    My dearest Sivia,
    My deepest Condolences to you and your family,
    Sending prayers for strength filled with light and guidance to you.

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    Kathleen Bruinsma, Clifford Bruinsma , Charles, Huretta Houser says

    The Houser and Bruinsma families offer their most sincere condolences to Gladys and the family. There were never better neighbors than Bob and Gladys!
    We cannot express our gratitude enough for the kindness and friendship of 43 years. May our Lord offer you continued peace as you navigate this difficult time of loss.

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    Brenda(Cookie)Wilkins says

    Rest in Heavenly Love cousin Sonnie. My deepest condolences to the entire family.

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    The Holland Family says

    Our condolences and deepest sympathy for your loss. Our prayers are with you and know that God will be with you always and help you through this difficult time.

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    Renaye Freeman says

    May God’s grace comfort each of you.Mr Jones A true soldíer.Hisr Church Family will miss him dearly.
    Be encouraged Family
    God Will give you all what is needed.

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    Kaira Bullock says

    Cousin Gladys, we are so sorry to hear about cousin Sonnie’s passing. We will continue to lift you, your children, and your family up in prayer. God got you. May God continue to give you comfort, strength, and peace during this difficult time. Dr. Kaira Barnes-Bullock & Famiy

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