Robert Blaine Jones, 85, went to be with the Lord on September 23, 2022. Blaine was born to Paul and Pauline Jones on January 19, 1937, in Clinton, Oklahoma and moved to Pryor as a small child. Growing up in Pryor, Blaine played sports in high school, hung out with friends, and enjoyed snow skiing. After graduating high school, he enlisted in the United States Air Force. Among the myriad of command positions, Blaine was a F-4 fighter pilot and served overseas in Vietnam, Thailand, England, and Korea. Blaine was awarded with the Purple Heart, Legion of Merit, Distinguished Flying Cross with V device and two oak leaf clusters along with many other awards and decorations. He enjoyed his work flying as a fighter pilot, restoring old vehicles, helping veterans, creating fishponds, and playing with his grandchildren with his beloved wife, Margaret. After his retirement from the Air Force, Blaine went on to earn several degrees including a B.S. from the University of Tulsa, an MBA from Georgia State University, and his J.D. from Oklahoma City University. He practiced as a lawyer and judge in Pryor, Oklahoma and was admitted to practice before the Supreme Court, United States District Courts and the Supreme Court of the State of Oklahoma. Blaine was very active in Veterans organizations, civic organizations, and religious affiliations.
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