Jones – Robert Charles of St. Thomas passed away peacefully at the St. Thomas-Elgin General Hospital, surrounded by his loving family, on Tuesday, February 7th, 2017, in his 83rd year. Beloved husband and best friend of Lois (Bowlby) Jones and dearly loved father of Laura Jones and Lisa Gee and her husband David of St. Thomas. Cherished grandfather of Sarah Wall and husband Frank. Predeceased by his siblings, Sonny Jones, Rita Khoury and Betty Fanigan. Robert was born in Aylmer on May 12th, 1934, son of the late Arthur and May (Byers) Jones. He was retired from Ford Motor Co., Talbotville. Robert was a member of Central United Church and the Port Stanley 55+ Club. Resting at Williams Funeral Home, 45 Elgin Street, St. Thomas where funeral service will be held Friday at 11:00am. Interment to follow in Elmdale Cemetery. Visitation will be held at the funeral home one hour prior to the service from 10:00-11:00am. Memorial donations may be made to the Heart and Stroke Foundation, the Canadian Diabetes Association or the Canadian Cancer Society.