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Robert "Bob" Jones


Robert "Bob" Jones, 77, of Marquette, KS, passed away Sunday, June 2, 2024, at Salina Regional Health Center, Salina, KS.

Bob was born in Pittsburg, Kansas on February 11, 1947, the son of Leslie and Barbara (Beauchamp) Jones.

Bob graduated from Pitt State University, Pittsburg, KS with his Bachelor's degree in social sork.

He was a member of the Elim Lutheran Church in Marquette, KS.

Bob worked for the State of Kansas for 35 years as a health facility surveyor.

Bob was an avid sports fan and supported his kids and grandkids in all their activities, and loved spending time with his family.

He was united in marriage to Carol Martin on October 16, 1977, in Marquette. The couple was blessed with the birth of three sons, Adam, Jared, and Brady.

He is survived by his wife, Carol; children, Adam (Hannah) Jones of Galva, KS, Jared (Nancy) Jones of Roxbury, KS, and Brady (Jenna) Jones of Smolan, KS; grandchildren, Dallas, Trevor, Hunter, Maybelle, Josephine, Parker and Augustus; sisters, JoAnne Engelland of Paducah, KY and Debbie Smith of Pittsburg, KS.

Bob was preceded in death by his parents.

Private family burial will take place at Freemount Lutheran Church Cemetery.

Memorial Service will be held at 11:00 a.m. on Thursday, June 6, 2024, at Elim Lutheran Church in Marquette, KS with Pastor James Strassen officiating.

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to Marquette EMS or Marquette Lions Club and they can be sent to Glidden-Ediger-Wiggins Funeral Home, 222 W. Euclid St., McPherson, KS 67460.