CAMERON—Robert Fontaine Jones, 81, of Cameron died Monday, June 11, 2018, in a Temple hospital with family and friends supporting him.
A celebration of his life will be held at 10:30 a.m. Thursday, June 14, at Marlow Baptist Church with Pastor Wayne Kirk officiating. Interment will follow at Marlow Cemetery.
Visitation will be from 6 to 8 p.m. Wednesday, June 13, at Marek-Burns-Laywell Funeral Home in Cameron.
Mr. Jones was born May 6, 1937, in Jones Prairie to George W. and Florence (Parker) Jones.
He served in the U.S. Army in the 1960’s, stationed in Germany.
Mr. Jones retired from Alcoa after more than 37 years.
He married Betty Johnson on March 16, 1992.
He was a member of Marlow Baptist Church and enjoyed living in the country and spending time with his family.
Mr. Jones was preceded in death by his father, George W. Jones; his mother, Florence Parker Jones; and two brothers, Billy Joe Jones and George Wade Jones.
Survivors are his wife, Betty Johnson Jones of Cameron; four sons, Robert Wayne Jones and wife Trisha of Milano, Russell Clay Jones and wife Michelle of Houston, Michael Fontaine Jones of Austin, and James Lance Butt Jr. of Leander; a sister, Mary Jones Weaks and husband Jay of Temple; his grandchildren, Robert Joshua Jones, Preston Cade Gordon, Lily Kate Jones, Ashley Nicole Jones, Sarah Jones, C.J. Jones, Alyssa Jones, Kelsey Michelle Lewallen and Kaleb Allen Butt; and a great-grandchild Ryann Parvati Lewallen.
Memorials may be made to Marlow Baptist Church W.M.U., St. Jude’s Children’s Hospital or Shriner’s Hospital.