L. “Bob” Sones, 73, of 2708 Bloom Road Danville PA passed away Friday, July
13, 2012 at his residence. He was born January 8, 1939 in Danville PA the
son of the late Kenneth A. and Dalie M. Shook Sones.
graduated from Danville High School in 1956. He was a member of Shiloh
United Church of Christ Danville PA and was a life member of the Danville
Elks. Bob was employed at Danville State Hospital, Danville Auto Auction
and various trucking firms including the former Cooper-Jarrett of Milton
PA. He was also the owner/operator of a cement truck. He was retired from
the Teamster’s Union.
was an avid outdoorsman who enjoyed hunting and fishing. He was a car
enthusiast and an avid baseball fan. He was also well known for his buying
and selling of various items, especially cars, throughout the years. Bob’s
greatest enjoyment in life was spending time with his family.
survived by his wife of 55 years, Eleanor M. Adams Sones whom he married
December 16, 1956. Also surviving are four sons; Larry Sones and his
companion Diane Miller of Danville PA; Glenn Sones and his wife Karen of
Danville PA; Randy Sones and his wife Karen of Woodbine MD and Ken Sones and
his wife Trisha of Freeland PA. He is also survived by eight grandchildren;
Courtney, Lauren, Timothy, Brian, Kelly, Stephanie, Tara and Taylor. Also
surviving are four great-grandchildren; Claire, Russell, Max and Ella. He
is also survived by his cousin, Grace Hagenbuch of Milton PA. He was
preceded in death by his cousin, Mildred “Millie” Anderson in 2011.
Relatives and friends are invited to attend funeral services to be held
Tuesday, July 17, 2012 at 11:00 AM at Visneski Funeral Home, Inc. 10 West
Mahoning Street Danville PA with his pastor the Reverend Mary B. Schmotzer
officiating. Burial will follow in the Turbotville Cemetery in Turbotville
PA. Friends will be received Monday evening from 6-8 PM at the funeral home
and also on Tuesday from 10:00 AM until the time of service. The family
will provide flowers. Memorial contributions may be made to Danville
Ambulance Service 12 “A” Street Danville PA 17821.