Robert Jones


Robert Dennis Jones, 75, of Columbus, died at 7:30 a.m. Friday, September 2, 2016, at Keepsake Village of Columbus.

Mr. Jones was born in Indianapolis Feb. 3, 1941, the son of Robert and Josephine Luckett Jones. He married JoAnn DuLong at St. Bartholomew Catholic Church Oct. 28, 1967. He was a graduate of Cathedral High School in Indianapolis and served in the U.S. Army for four years. He worked 33 years for Cummins Engine Company, retiring in 1996.

He was a member of St. Bartholomew Catholic Church, Knights of Columbus and Diesel Workers Union. He loved golf, NASCAR and college basketball, especially Kentucky. He enjoyed spending time with family and friends, especially his grandchildren.

He is survived by his wife, JoAnn Jones of Columbus; daughter, Katrina (Bob) Taylor of Nashville; brother, Norman Jones of Seymour; grandchildren, Ashley Taylor of Columbus and Alex Taylor of Nashville.

He was preceded in death by his parents; brother, Ronnie Jones; and infant daughter, Ann Marie Jones.

Mass of Christian Burial will be held at noon Tuesday, Sept. 6, 2016, at St. Bartholomew Catholic Church with Father Andy Syberg officiating. Calling will be from 10 a.m. to service time at the church. Burial with military honors will be by the Bartholomew County Veterans Honor Guard in Garland Brook Cemetery. Online condolences may be sent to the family at

In lieu of flowers, please make donations to Our Hospice of South Central Indiana or St. Bartholomew Catholic Church.

Arrangements were by Myers-Reed Chapel on 25th Street.