Robert Lee Jones, 80, of Battle Creek, passed away Saturday, November 18, 2017 at Bronson Methodist Hospital. He was born October 16, 1937 in Leighton, AL the son of Will Gregg and Violet (Madding) Hampton. Bob married the late Nona Henderson-Bush in 1966. He worked for Kellogg Co. in many capacities, retiring after 35 plus years of service as an Instrument Repair Supervisor. He was a member of the Second Missionary Baptist Church and the Kellogg 25 Year Club. He was an avid runner starting with 5 K's that lead to Marathons. Bob was a master gardener. He was a great man, father, and friend and will truly be missed by all who knew and loved him.
He is survived by his children, Mamie Johnson and Aldino Cright; grandchildren, Nonamarie Barnett, Oneika Johnson, Alex Andersen; great grandchildren, Neiko Youngblood, Amaya Boone, Nianimarie Johnson, and Maryann Barnett; nephew, Richard Ray; and a niece, Natalie Shearer.
He was preceded in death by his parents; wife, Nona; siblings; and a niece Faye Hampton.
Visitation will be held Monday, November 27, 2017 from 4:00-7:00 PM at Bachman Hebble Funeral Service. A private family burial will take place at Memorial Park Sunset Gardens.