Robert Owen Jones, M.D. October 5, 1928 - February 15, 2016 Pawleys Island Robert Owen Jones, M.D., 88, widower of Margaret F. Jones, died Wednesday, February 15, 2017, at the Lakes at Litchfield. Dr. Jones was born in Indianapolis, Ind. on October 5, 1928, son of the late Morris Owen Jones and Lillian Strickland Jones. He grew up in Evanston, Illinois and graduated from Evanston Township High School there. Dr. Jones received his undergraduate and medical degrees from Northwestern University in Evanston. After he married Norah in 1953, he did his internship in Chicago. He served in the Navy in Charleston. In 1957, he did his residency in Cincinnati. Dr. Jones and his family moved to Georgetown in 1959, where he became the Radiologist at Georgetown Memorial Hospital until retirement in 2002. Dr. Jones was a communicant of Holy Cross Faith Memorial Episcopal Church. He published a book entitled A Theory of Thought Processes in 1969. He and Norah were instrumental in forming Hospice of Georgetown, now known as Tidelands Community Hospice. Dr. Jones was an avid tennis player. After they moved to Litchfield, he helped start the daily round robin at Litchfield Racquet Club which is still being played today. He was a lifelong learner, loving to read and taking art and creative writing classes. Dr. Jones was a loving husband, father, grandfather, and friend. In addition to his wife and parents, Dr. Jones was predeceased by: his first wife, Norah Larsen Jones; a son, Mark Owen Jones; a grandson, Mark Stephen St. Louis; and two sisters, Marjorie J. Peters and Betty J. Fox. Surviving are: a son, Robert L. "Robby" Jones (Helen) of Pawleys Island; three daughters, Donna Jones (Michael St. Louis) of Atlanta, Ga., Nancy J. Lowe (Dave) and Barbara "Barbie" Jones of Georgetown; a daughter-in-law, Elizabeth Jones of Charlotte, N.C.; two step-sons, George W. Brice of New York City, N.Y., and Owen F. Brice of Pawleys Island; a step-daughter, Susanne B. Drennan (Jim) of Charleston; fifteen grandchildren, Larsen, Anne Christian, Nancy, Mary Helen, Robert, Amelia, and Perrin Jones, Rob and Jess St. Louis, Norah Wofford McCann (Jason), Jenny and Henry Wofford, and Richard and Carolyn Culbertson; and five step-grandchildren, Owen (Leigh), John (Nikki) and Molly Brice, and Sam and Katie Drennan. Memorial Services will be eleven o'clock Saturday, February 18, 2017, at Holy Cross Faith Memorial Episcopal Church. Officiating is the Rev. Wil Keith. A reception will follow at the church. The family will receive friends at the Georgetown Chapel of Mayer Funeral Home, Friday evening, February 17, 2017 from five until seven. Sign a guest book at www.mayerfuneralhome.com . In lieu of flowers memorials may be made to: Tidelands Community Hospice, 2591 N. Fraser St., Georgetown, S.C. 29440.
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