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Dr. Robert A. Jones III

March 10, 1953 - October 24, 2020

Fort Lee (VA) Alumni Chapter

Chapter of Initiation: Fort Lee (VA) Alumni (1983)

On Saturday, October 24, 2020, Dr. Robert A. Jones III, passed away at the age of 68 in Richmond, VA.

Dr. Robert A. Jones III was born on March 10, 1953, in Petersburg, VA to Dr. Robert W. Jones, Bishop and Constance “Connie” Leola Jones. He was the eldest of two children. His brother, Daniel Lorenzo Jones, currently lives in Nashville, Tennessee with his wife Monica Jones, and is the father of Robert’s nephew, Dustin Jones. He leaves behind two children, Michael Lorenzo Jones and Carmen Nicole Jones, two grandchildren, Michael Lorenzo Jones II, and Teija Arie Jones, along with his devoted cousin Rosa Goodwyn, cousin, Juanita Goodwyn, and good friend, Pete Freeburn.

Robert received his Bachelor’s degree in Business Management from Virginia State University in 1983, as well as his Master’s in Education Administration & Supervision, minoring in Economics, in 1987. He then went on to earn his Doctorate in Education Leadership, with a specialization in Computer Information Systems from Nova Southeastern University. Robert is a Retired Army Military Officer, having served 24 years. He is a Vietnam Era Veteran and held titles as an Engineer Officer, Quartermaster Officer, and NCO Academy Graduate. He was also a Course Director Administrator and Senior Instructor for the Logistics Executive Development Course. As a Government Civilian, he was a Deputy Director, focusing on Information Systems Development.

Dr. Jones believed in giving back to the community, and for the last 15 years, he mentored young Black boys and men, ages 13-21, speaking and hosting events around professionalism, career development, social development, and education.
Other communities and professional affiliations include Kappa Alpha Psi Fraternity, Inc., Masonic Lodge #128, Rotary International, Toastmasters, Veteran of Foreign Wars, and American Legion, Notary Public, and Chairman to the Grievance Board of Appeals, Prince George County, VA.

2 Timothy 1:7 “For God has not given us a spirit of fear, but of power and of love and discipline.”

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