Robert W. Jones Jr. 'Bob,' 69 CHEBEAGUE ISLAND -- Robert W. Jones Jr. 'Bob' passed away on July 22, 2008, on Chebeague Island at the age of 69. He was born to Robert W. Jones Sr. and Hazel Catherine Jones of Illinois, where he was raised.
He was a pilot in the U.S. Navy from 1962 to 1967, after which he became a pilot for Trans World Airlines, retiring as a captain. He took early retirement from TWA to become the superintendent of the Great Chebeague Golf Club. Bob enjoyed everything about golf; playing golf, watching golf, making golf clubs and working on the Chebeague Island golf course.
He is survived by his wife Peggie; son David, daughters Becky and Debbie; son-in-law Jason; his grandchildren, Benjamin and Catherine; father Robert Jones Sr.; brother Wes, and sisters Jo Ellen Maske and Carol Tulo.
A memorial service will be held at the Great Chebeague Golf Course clubhouse on Monday, July 28, at 1 p.m. No suits or ties at Bob's request. There will also be a short prayer service at 11:00 am at the church open to all. Arrangements are under the care of Funeral Alternatives Group, 500 Route One, Yarmouth.
In lieu of flowers, donations may be sent to: The Samaritan Fund and/or 'Cynnie's Group' Care of the Chebeague Island Council 36 Fenderson Rd. Chebeague Island, Maine 04017