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Joe Barton Jones

August 30, 1939 — March 10, 2024

Joe Barton Jones, 84, of Easley, South Carolina, husband of Linda Dacus Jones, passed away on Sunday, March 10, 2024, at his home. 

Born in Pickens County, he was the son of the late Roscoe Griffith and Julia Barton Jones. Joe, a beloved project manager in construction at Sadler Company who retired in 2003, led a fulfilling life shaped by his dedication to his work and his unwavering commitment to his family and community. In his early years, Joe pursued his education with determination, attending North Greenville University for two years before transferring to Furman University where he graduated college. While in college, Joe played baseball for both North Greenville University and Furman  University. Not only was Joe a skilled professional, he also served his country with honor by being in the Air Force for four years. His military service further exemplified his strong work ethic and sense of duty. He was a Mason at the Bates Masonic Lodge and dedicated to the fun and fellowship of the Hejaz Shriners of the Upstate. He also was very active with the American Legion Post 52 in Easley, South Carolina. He enjoyed all sports, especially football and baseball. His passion for baseball transpired to not only his son but his grandchild as avid players. He also enjoyed spending time outdoors through fishing and hunting. A dedicated supporter of Clemson Football, Joe was actively involved in the Wren Youth Association and played Church Softball, where he fostered friendships and camaraderie. Joe was a member of Rock Springs Baptist Church where he served as Sunday School Attendance Clerk and Usher. 

In addition to his wife, he is survived by a daughter, Alison Suzette Jones, of Easley, a son, David Chadwick Jones (Liz) of Greenville; a sister Gail Jones Rauck (William, “Rock”) of Pensacola, Florida; five grandchildren, Morgan Wiles (Chris) of Easley, Kendal Owens (Andrew) of Easley, Carmen Wall (Jonathan) of Powdersville, Ella Jane Jones of Greenville, and Luke Jones of Greenville; and seven great-grandchildren, Dacus Wiles, Jones Owens, Melleigh Owens, Jaxon Wall, Juleigh Wall, Clara Wall and Canaan Wall. 

In addition to his parents, he is preceded in death by his sister, Carolyn Jones Payne of Pickens. 

The family will receive friends from 5:00 PM until 8:00 PM on Wednesday, March 13, 2024, at Robinson Funeral Home – Powdersville Road. The funeral service will be held at 2:00 PM on Thursday, March 14, 2024, at Rock Springs Baptist Church. Burial will follow the service in the Church Cemetery. 

The family is at the residence. 

Flowers will be accepted, or memorials may be made to Rock Springs Baptist Church, 201 Rock Springs Road, Easley, SC 29642, Via Health Partners, 1003 Grove Road, Suite E., Greenville, SC 29605, or Hejaz Shriners,

Visit or Robinson Funeral Home & Crematory – Powdersville Road – Easley. 


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Service Schedule

Past Services


Wednesday, March 13, 2024

5:00 - 8:00 pm (Eastern time)

Robinson Funeral Home Powdersville Road

1425 Powdersville Road, Easley, SC 29642

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Funeral Service

Thursday, March 14, 2024

Starts at 2:00 pm (Eastern time)

Rock Springs Baptist Church

201 Rock Springs Rd, Easley, SC 29642

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Thursday, March 14, 2024

Starts at 3:00 pm (Eastern time)

Rock Springs Baptist Church Cemetery

201 Rock Springs Rd, Easley, SC 29642

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