George “Bob” Jones, 76 of Heilwood, PA., passed away on Thursday, April 1, 2021 at his home.
He was the son of John R. and Betty M. (Myers) Levis, born on August 2, 1944 in Spangler, PA.
Bob served in the United States Army in the 82nd and the 101st Airborne and was the recipient of two purple hearts during the Vietnam War. He also received the Army Commendation Medal for heroic efforts in the Dominican Republic. He was a member of the Heilwood American Legion Post 936 and served many years as adjutant, the Clymer American Legion and the VFW in Northern Cambria. He was an avid trout fisherman and a Penns Manor football fan. Bob loved to spend time with his family at picnics and holidays.
He is survived by his loving wife, Nancy J. (Westover) Jones, two children, Leanne Thome of Indiana, PA, Robert J. Stanick Sr of Northern Cambria, two grandchildren, Cole and Kyle Thome, one brother, Wayne “Jack” Myers and wife Linda of Mahaffey, one sister, Malinda Levis of Penn Run, three sister-in-laws, Lucille Jones of Parma OH, Theresa Jones of Heilwood, and Beverly Henry and husband Jimmie of Cherry Tree, and many nieces and nephews.
Bob is also survived by two special friends, Lynn Anderson and Jodi Solito.
He was preceded in death by his parents, and two brothers, William and Gary Jones.
Friends will be received on Monday, April 5, 2021 from 4 to 8 pm with Military Honors at 7 pm by the Clymer American Legion Post 222 at the McCabe~Roof Funeral Home, 565 Franklin St., Clymer PA. Bob’s funeral service will be on Tuesday at 11 am at the funeral home with Pastor Robert Sunseri as officiant. Interment will be made in the McDowell Cemetery. Face masks and social distancing is required.
Memorial contribution may be made to the Clymer American Legion, 485 Franklin St., Clymer PA 15728.
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