Visitation will be Friday, May 19, 2017 at Oakley Hammond Funeral Home, 5342 E. Washington St., Indianapolis 46219.The visitation will be from 12:00pm – 2:00pm, with the service starting at 2:00. Entombment will take place following the funeral service at Washington Park East Cemetery.
Robert “Sonny” Jones, 80, passed away May 14, 2017. He was born in Indianapolis, Indiana to the late John and Goldie Jones. He is survived by his wife, Mary Nolene (Parrish). They were married nearly 63 years. He is also survived by his children, Mark Jones, Kevin Jones, Candice Mills, Todd Jones, Heidi jones, Priscilla Jones, and Mary Sankey, many grandchildren and great grandchildren, sister, Evelyn Cummins, several nieces and nephews. Robert was preceded in death by his parents, 3 sisters, 2 brothers, and 1 grandson. Robert started his working career in a grocery store then moved up to a shoe store manager, Bus driver with Indygo and ended his working career as a heating and air conditioning mechanic. Robert known as “Sonny” was a real character and fun guy. He met Mary at the skating rink on the south side of Indianapolis and spent the next 63 years with her. He was an excellent Euchre player. He loved to play softball, darts, horse shoes, bingo and bowling. He was the corn hole game champion. Sonny was also known for helping and giving advice to his family and friends. Sonny will be greatly missed by all who knew and loved him.