Date of Birth March 1, 1979
Date Deceased December 4, 2020
Hometown Hornell
Home State N.Y.

Robert Allen “Jonesy” Jones

HORNELL-Robert Allen “Jonesy” Jones, 41, of Bills Road (Town of Fremont), passed away unexpectedly Friday (Dec. 4, 2020).

Born in North Hornell on March1, 1979, he was a son of William Law and Sheila Jones.

A resident of Hornell for most of his life, Jonesy attended Hornell High School and later received his GED. He has resided in Idaho for 15 years before returning to Hornell several months ago.

He was self-employed contractor who was known as a “jack of all trades.” He enjoyed spending time fishing, hunting, drawing and doing wood carvings.

His loving family includes his mother and step father, Sheila and Sam Jackson of Hornell; his father, William Law of Ocean Springs, Miss..; three brothers, Eithen Jackson of Hornell, Derrick Smolos of Savannah, Ga. and Kyle Jackson of New Hampshire; two sisters, Sarah Jackson of Binghamton and Sandra Roberts of Hornell; five aunts, Pamela Lippincott of Hornell, Roberta Jones of Cohocton, Tina (Eric) Roberts of Alfred, Carrie (Art) Simons of West Almond and Janet Schnable of Mississippi; three uncles, Steven (Darlene) Jones of Ohio, Steven Houseknecht of McKenzie, Tenn. and David Hills of Idaho.; as well as several nieces, nephews and cousins.

He was predeceased by his twin brother, Shawn Jones; a brother, David Jackson; stepfather, James Frost; maternal grandparents, Jeanette and Walter Jones; paternal grandparents, William J. and Helen Law; and an aunt, Rhonda Hills.

Due to the coronavirus pandemic a “Celebration of Life” will be held at a later date.

In lieu of flowers, those wishing ma contribute in his memory to the Hornell Area Concern for Youth, 76 E. Main St., Hornell, N.Y. 14843.

Online condolences or remembrances of Jonesy are welcomed on the Facebook page of Bishop & Johnson Funeral Home, Inc.

The Bishop & Johnson Funeral Home, Inc., 285 Main St., Hornell is honored to assist Jonesy’s family with the arrangements.

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3 Responses

  1. You will always be remembered for your caring,outgoing, and all around funny personality. You could always brighten a room with laughter no matter the circumstance. I’ll always cherish the memories and pictures of us. I look forward to hearing all the crazy stories from everyone as we remember you and still putting those smiles on our faces. Rest easy my friend til we meet again.

  2. Its hard to belieave how quick life can change. I just spoke to you q couple days prior to you passing. I will always remember the good times we had growing up. Rip

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