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William Robert Jones

September 06, 2019 - 00:00
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March 9, 1957 – Aug. 11, 2019

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William Robert “Robby” Jones of Greensboro, age 62, passed away on Sunday, Aug. 11, 2019, at Doctors Hospital of Augusta.

Funeral Services were held Wednesday, Aug. 14, at 4 p.m. at New Hope Baptist Church, 1400 Farmington Road, Madison, with Rev. Mike Pritchett and Rev. Farrett Boswell officiating. Interment followed in the New Hope Baptist Church Cemetery. Serving as pallbearers were Russell Leach, Tim Askew, George “Corky” Cannon, Elbert “Rap” Goss, Stuart Thomas, Jay Cooper, Kenny Silvey and Pete Ogletree.

Robby was born in West Point on March 9, 1957, the son of the late William Bobby Jones and Allean Cannon Jones. Robby graduated from Greene County High School, where he excelled in football and baseball. Right after high school, he started driving a truck for Mr. J. B. Dolvin, and that has been his love ever since. He soon started his own company, Robby Jones Trucking. On Nov. 6, 2015, he married his loving wife and best friend, Alaine. He was of the Baptist Faith. His favorite hobby was coon hunting, but he also enjoyed fishing, football and baseball. He was preceded in death by his son, Jason Robert Jones, and an aunt, Patricia Deason. He will be greatly missed.

In addition to his wife, Alaine Jones of Greensboro, he is survived by stepdaughter, Tiffany Pulliam and her husband Bud and their children, Hadley Grace and Henry Luke, whom he adored. He is also survived by his aunts, Geraldine Batchelor, Linda Ogle and her husband Donald; uncle, Larry Cannon; half sister, Kathy Schroeder and her husband Tom; step-mother, Sondra Jones; step-sisters, Angie Gurley and her husband Roger and Kim Denton and her husband Dorsey; step-brother, Kirby Southerland and his wife Sherri; and many nieces, nephews, and cousins

McCommons Funeral Home, 109 W. Broad St., Greensboro, 706-453-2626, is in charge of arrangements. Visit us at to sign the online guest register.