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Robert Jones

Robert Leroy Jones

1951 - 2020
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Obituary

Robert Leroy Jones (69) passed away unexpectedly on June 16 in Bangor surrounded by family. He was born in Calais to Floyd and Helen (Parsons) Jones on May 25, 1951.

Robert graduated from MDI High School in 1969 and then enlisted in the Army in 1971. He served for two years on active duty and then was reserved for four more years. After his service, he began his 39 year career at the Jackson Laboratory, where he helped to build up the Foundation Stocks Program. He retired as Supervisor in Reproductive Sciences.

Robert was an avid outdoorsman, he enjoyed hiking, kayaking, snowshoeing, cross country skiing, biking, camping, and woodworking. He also played sports as well as supported the MDI athletic programs – sometimes as a fan, and sometimes as a coach. He was especially supportive of his daughter Sara’s YMCA swim team for the 11 years that Sara participated. Robert continued to volunteer after she graduated. Later in life, he enjoyed running in 5K races, including in England and in Hawaii.

Robert had a great love of life, he brought joy and love to all who surrounded him. He loved telling stories and making people laugh. He was a devoted husband, father, grandfather and friend.

Robert is survived by his wife of 19 years, Dixie Jones, and ex-wife Janice Loveland. Daughter Sara and her husband Nate Hathaway. Step-children Christopher and Kimberly Sanders; Karen L. and her husband Barry Dodd. Grandchildren Savana, and her husband Ryan Wrinkle, Delanie Jones, and her fiancé Devin; Brenna Jones, Brian, Kristen, and Meaghan Sanders, and Caitlin Phair; and great granddaughter Charley Wrinkle. His aunt Dusty and Uncle David Axe, and his best friends Raymond McGarr and Ellen Akeson; and a large extended family.

Robert is predeceased by his parents and his siblings Maurice, Betty and Eleanor.

Donations can be made in Robert’s honor to the Bar Harbor YMCA Swim Team at 21 Park St, Bar Harbor, ME 04609. At Robert’s request, there will be no services. Condolences may be expressed at www.jordanfernald.com.
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Steve Ashley

Posted at 08:54am
Our condolences from the MDIHS Class of '69. I personally remember Bob as one of the greatest supporters of high school basketball. I sat beside him at most of the games and we always had a great time. I would also have to say he was one of the top dancers in the class at our reunions. He will be sorely missed and there will be a empty space beside me at the games

Steve Ashley
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