Mr. Robert C. “Bob” Jones, 89, former resident and mayor of Cheriton (’79 -’81), went to be with the Lord on Nov. 19, 2018, in Ocala, Fla.
Mr. Jones came to the Shore as an employee of the Federal Aviation Administration in 1963 and managed its local radar and navigational facilities. He was an active member of Cheriton United Methodist Church, the Northampton Country Club, and the Masons. He retired and left the Shore in 1981.
He is survived by his wife of 67 years, Ruth, of Ocala; a daughter, Karen Jones, of Chesapeake; and two sons, Jerry (Karen) Jones, of Chesapeake, and the Rev. Steve (Barbie) Jones, of Wachapreague.