Robert L. "Pookie" Jones, Sr.

  • Born: September 17, 1962
  • Died: September 28, 2021
  • Location: Springfield, Louisiana

Harry McKneely & Son Funeral Home

PO Box 2035
2000 N Morrison Blvd
Hammond, LA 70404
Tel. (985) 345-5801

Tribute & Message From The Family

Robert L. Jones, Sr., of Springfield, Louisiana, passed away on Tuesday, September 28, 2021, at the age of 59. He was born on September 17, 1962, in Hammond, Louisiana, the son of the late Ralph and Estelle Jones. Robert, also known as "Pookie," enjoyed playing pool, fishing and raising chickens, ducks and honey bees.

Robert is survived by his life partner, Dorothy Commander; sons, Robert L. Jones, Jr. and Dusty Jones; daughter, Melissa Jones; grandchildren, Brent Rowe, Jr., Madison M. Jones, and Dalton B. Jones; and sisters, Brenda Gayle and Juanita Jones.

Family and friends will be received at Harry McKneely & Son Funeral Home, 2000 N. Morrison Blvd, Hammond, Louisiana 70401 on Tuesday, October 5, 2021 from 9:00 am until 11:00 am. A Funeral Service will begin at 11:00 am.

There will be no graveside service.

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Condolence & Memory Journal

To Dottie, I know where ya at my dear friend!!! I'm sorry for your loss!!! God will be with you!!! Just learn to lean on Him!!! To his sisters, I am still in shock as I know y'all both are!!! I'm so sorry for y'all's loss!!! I know you both have just lost another piece of your hearts!!! May God comfort y'all!!! To his children and grandchildren, you all three know I love each of y'all and am very sorry for y'all's great loss!!! Y'all must remember the good times to tell them grandbabies about there wonderful Paw Paw!!! He will be greatly missed by many!!! Pookie was an awesome man with a heart of gold!!! He just worked to daggum hard!!! He ain't gotta work no more though!!! I know he's happy to see his Momma and Daddy again!!! May God be with you all!!! My thoughts and prayers are definitely with you all!!! Love and hugs!!!

Posted by Kara Chaney - Ponchatoula, LA - Family Friend   October 04, 2021

Robert was one of a kind but always had a smile & was laughing.I miss you cuz and luv u but God needed you as an angel and I know you smiling & rejoicing will live in my memory forever but this is not goodbye,it's just see you later until we meet high cuz..luv lyn

Posted by Lyn Gordon - Maurepas, LA - Family   October 03, 2021

My love in my life, Robert.....was a one of a kind of man that gave me a wonderful, loving life for over 20 years. He will be missed in my daily days.....but his memories will live forever in my heart and mind. I love him with all my heart and soul.

Posted by Dorothy Commander - Springfield, LA - Significant Other   October 01, 2021