Ronald Tedford “Bobby” Jones, 74, of Benton passed away Friday, Feb. 14, 2014, at the Veterans Administration Hospital in Little Rock.
He was born Oct. 2, 1939 in Camden to the late Ernest Bengree and Carmen Marie McCullough Jones.
Mr. Jones was a computer analyst for the state of Arkansas and Alcoa Metals and taught math at Benton High School. He was of the Baptist faith and a member of the NRA.
A U.S. Army veteran, he was a decorated sharpshooter.
In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by one brother, Donald Edward Jones.
Survivors include one son, Ronald Dale Jones of Benton; two granddaughters, Kaitlen and Amanda Jones; two aunts, Alice Blagg of Fort Smith and Martha Lee Jones of Little Rock; and a special friend, Becky Townsend of Benton.
A memorial service will be held at 6 p.m. Tuesday, Feb. 18, in the chapel of Roller-Ballard Funeral Home (315-4047) with the Rev. Kim Hammer officiating.
Online guestbook: www.rollerfuneralhomes.com/ballard