Robert Vincent “Vince” Jones

September 22, 1970 ‒ March 22, 2017

Delaware, Ohio

Robert Vincent Jones, 46, of Radnor, passed away unexpectedly Wednesday morning, March 22, 2017 at his residence.

He was born September 22, 1970 in Delaware, Ohio to Vincent Hill and Cathy Welch.

Vince enjoyed riding his motorcycle and working for Zimmerman Construction. He was a member of the Laborer’s Union Local #574 of Marion and the Delaware Harley Riders.

Left to cherish his memory is his fiance’, Julie Whitson; children, Randy, Alexandria, Aaron, Vince, Austin and Ryan; grandchildren, Michael, Isaiah and Aleah; his mother, Cathy (Bob) Smith of Columbus; brothers, David and Jason; sisters, Suzanne, Valerie, Melanie and Vatena; numerous nieces, nephews and a host of friends.

Vince was preceded in death by his father, his maternal grandmother Marian Welch, and his Uncle Steve Welch.

The family will receive friends on Sunday, March 26, 2017 from 2 – 5 pm at the Snyder Rodman Funeral Center, 101 Valleyside Drive (formerly 1510 W. William Street), Delaware.

The Snyder Rodman Funeral Center of Delaware is honored to serve the Jones family.

To share a fond memory of Vince or to offer a condolence to his family, please visit

  • We are deeply saddened and heartbroken over the loss of Vince. We send condolences, hugs, and love to you and your family. May you receive some comfort from our house.

  • Sending hugs and lots of prayers to his family! What a amazing man! Sure gonna miss your smiling face!

  • Cathy, I am so deeply sorry for your family’s loss. My heart is just broken for you. Sending lots of love your way my friend.

    Love you,


  • Our friend, our family. Vince you hold a special place in our hearts.
    Warmest thoughts to all left behind.
    Rest in peace.

  • Vince was always good for a laugh, a joke and a smile. He is very much missed and will forever be held in my heart. Sending condolences and prayers during this difficult time.

  • our deepest condolences to all the family and friends Vince was sure one of a kind you will be deeply missed fly high OUR LOVE FROM CHILLICOTHE OHIO

  • I did not realize that Vinces late father was Vincent Hill. This saddens me so much. I knew Vincent Hill, as he lived across the street from me on High street. To hear of his son’s passing is so sad. I am sorry for the families tremendous loss. My deepest sympathies.

  • My deepest sympathy to Julie, Ryan, and the entire family, we will miss his jokes and his laughter, truly a one of a kind special man. Love to all of you.

  • My deepest condolences to all family and friends,
    Brothers and sisters for this tragic loss ..
    So grateful I experienced many good times with my friend and brother ♡
    May your spirit soar and always know you were deeply loved by many. U will always be with all our hearts .. Much loved ♡
    Sincerely love you brother ♡♡
    Cherished memories forever ..

  • We are so sorry about the passing of Robert. Our thoughts and prayers are with the family.
    Jeff and Lori LaValley

  • Such a great loss of such a fine man. He will be missed by so many! I had the privilege of meeting him through my husband! Words could never express my deepest condolences to all his family and friends! We will ride again sir on the other side! Fly high and watch over those who cherished you most!

    Robin Liane Jordan

  • Cathy and Bobby and to the rest of the family. God will give you the strength to get through this. Love one another and stay close always. I’m praying for you all.
    Love your sister Jackie

  • Our deepest condolences to all the family. We are deeply saddened and heartbroken over the loss of Vince. He will be missed by so many. Thoughts and prayers for all the family..
    Manuel and Kathy Anzures

  • Many prayers and hugs to your family from mine.R.I.P. my dear friend, you will always be my brother and will not be forgotten.

  • So very sorry for such a great loss to your family. Prayers around the clock for all of you. I know Vince will be your angel and guide all of you. Our heartfelt sympathy. May God be with you all.
    Love Annette & Billy Byrnes

  • Cathy, I am so sorry for the loss of your beloved son. Please know that I am here for you any time you need me.

  • My heart aches for Julie ,Ryan and the rest of his family . he was truly a one-of-a-kind . I’m going to miss his smiling face and his laughter and I’ll pray for strength for all of his family.

  • Cathy I am so sorry for the loss of your son. You have been such a shining light and great support to so many of us in the DS community and my heart aches as there are no words that can relieve what you or your family are feeling right now. Please know that we will keep you in our prayers and be a pillar of strength when you need us! Sending lots of love to you and your family!!! Love, Kim&Nevaeh&family

  • Our thoughts and prayers go out to you all during this very difficult time. God be with you all

  • I’m so sorry for your loss. He was a great man and be very missed. I send all my love to the family during this time. My god be with you all.

  • Our hearts ache for your family’s loss of such a great man. Vince always brought light and laughter to any room he entered. He will be fondly remembered by all who were fortunate enough to have ever crossed paths with him. Our prayers for your comfort during this very difficult time. Rest in peace our friend. It was true pleasure to have known you and I’m sure we’ll meet again one day. Until then, enjoy the eternal ride.

  • Gone from our sight but never from our memories or our hearts ~Vince shall be greatly missed~.Prayers to the Family ~

  • My deepest sympathy to Julie and the whole family. Vince was a one of a kind guy and will not be forgotten. He gave us all so much to remember and it’s a great loss to everyone he came in contact with. Prayers for strength during this difficult time.

  • So very sorry for your loss. May god guide you all with the heartbreat of losing your loved one. Peace be with the family at this time. He will be missed by many.

  • Deepest condolences to your family and all your friends and motorcycle Brothers. Alisa and I will miss him dearly.

  • May God bless the family of Vince Jones and ease the pain that’s in their hearts. I know the pain of losing a son and a special prayer for his mother I will say. God bless each of you. RIP VINCE JONES!

  • One of the nicest guys u could ever meet big hearted and showed everyone respect u will b sadly missed by many fly n ride high n the sky GOD BLESS all who lost. AMEN 😇☁

  • I’m so sorry to hear of such a great loss of such a great guy. Prayers for all his family and friends.
    I’m glad I got to meet him and ride with him even if it was only a few times. He was a happy person and he cared about people. He made people feel good. Everyone who met him liked him. No one can say anything bad about him because he was one of the good people your glad to meet and have the pleasure to know.

  • This loss is such a tragedy and my heart goes out to Julie, his kids, family, brothers, sisters and friends! ML&R…Prayers for comfort! He will be missed!

  • I know there are no words to comfort you. Just know I’m praying for strength for the etire family, to get you through the days to come. 💔💔💔💔

  • So sad to hear of vince passing . he will b sadly missed by tons of us . Forever in my heart vince 😕
    Im so sorry … My condolences to julie an his family . huggs julie 😞

  • I,m so sorry to see you go were an awesome friend and brother you will be sorely missed by all of us. My condolences and prayers for you, your family and all who knew you.

  • We are deeply saddened by the news of Vince’s passing. He was one of a kind and always took the time to befriend those around him. I loved to her his laugh and see his smile. He will be greatly missed by so many people. Rest in God’s arms Vince. We will all ride again one day.

  • Our deepest condolences for the loss of a good guy! Lots of memories from way back with Vince, good times & many laughs. Prayers for his family. RIH Bud! Never forgotten!

  • Cathy we are so sorry for your loss.We have many memories of Vince growing up and seen him become a wonderful man Our Condolences go out to you and your family and Julie and all his friends He will be missed dearly. R I P VINCENT FLY HIGH

  • Prayers for healing and comfort to the entire family!! He will be missed by so many, he touched the lives of so many! Please know that we all carry a piece of him with us.

  • Rest in peace vincent love you. Aunt Michelle , Grandma Dusty, Uncle Winkle ( wendall) and the rest of the family.

  • We are so sorry to hear of your passing and loss. Our prayers and sympathies go out to all his family and many great friends. So sorry you left our world way to soon before your time. You will never be forgotten.

    Love ❤️ and prayers from our family to yours.

    All our 🙏🏻 and sympathies,
    Rob and Melissa Ward and our little family

  • This has been so tragic to all of us bless the whole family and my condelences to them you will be sadly missed by all of us he touch so many people lives ….til we meet again➕

  • Julie
    My heart aches for you and Vince’s entire family!! My heart sunk when I heard the horrific news.
    Hugs to all of you.
    I’m sorry my friend.

  • Julie and family we are so very sorry to hear of your loss. Please know you all have been in our thoughts and prayers. As I read through the condolences Vince left quite an impression on others. I’m sorry we didn’t get to know this fine young man.

  • Julie and sons, we give you our deepest condolences on your loss. I know your friends and family will be there to help you through this terrible time. My heart breaks for you, and you all are in our thoughts and prayers. God Bless.

  • Vince was one of a kind. He played the role of tough guy but we all knew he was just a big ol’ teddy bear, ready with a hug anytime. I will miss running into you at Kroger. Love you my friend. Godspeed. Love to Julie and the family.

  • So sorry for your loss Julie. Prayers for you and the family. Such a good guy gone way to soon.

  • May God be with family in this time of need. Vincent had a great number of friends God be with all. Vincent will be Missed by all.

  • Unbelievable such sadness. My thoughts and prayers are with the family. Please God watch over Cathy as this is a second tragic loss for her heart please keep her strong. Suzanne love you girl. Just so sad.

    Love you all!
    Jill Gessner

  • My condolence to all of Vince’s family, i was glad he was apart of my life !!! he will be missed by everyone he touched!!

  • We are so sorry for your tragic loss..loved seeing pictures of Vince with his family.
    We send out Love to You all in the hope that it offers some comfort.

    With Love and Prayers for You all, from Cathy’s friend in Wales UK,
    Sandra Steve and special love from our son Cai..x

  • Vince was one of a kind. Our prayers are with the whole family. God bless you all.

  • Skip & Patty Rice would like to say we are so sorry for your loss. Vince was a great man lots of fun to be with could always make you smile. We will all miss him a lot of love ,hugs and prayers to all the family.

  • Really going to miss you Vince..Not only were you an awesome person but a very strong friend. My heart goes out to his family. Ride High Friend!! God Bless a brand new Angel!!

  • I was only around vince mostly through high school but his smile and light when he walked in a room was contagious to all who knew him. He could make anyone laugh and be grateful to be around him. I am so sorry for your loss!!!!

  • Cathy and family..
    I am so sad to hear about Vincent’s passing. What a good kid he was and what a handsome young man he became.
    I remember when we all lived at riverforrest apts. As neighbors.
    We just seen him a few months ago at the Eagles and he just seemed happy and full of life. He surely will be missed.
    Deepest sympathy to you and you family.
    My heart breaks!

  • Sending love and light to all of Vince’s family and friends. I am so very sorry for your loss. May the memories of good times comfort you all during this difficult time.

  • Hey Cathy…it was so good to see you today at Vince’s viewing. Mike & I pray for comfort & peace for you & your family. Please let me know if I can do anything at all to help ease your sorrow. I have such fond memories of you & all our kids playing at the apts at River Forrest. You were my best neighbor!!! Hope we can get together sometime. Sincerely, Sandi Dinovo

  • Tons of fun memories with Vince !! You will sadly be missed by me and Aaron and Samantha!! They will always remember you as their crazy uncle Vince. So sorry to Julie and all the kids. Prayers for you all during this tough time!!

    Pattie Upchurch

  • Ryan and family:
    Thinking of you during this difficult time in your life. Remember the fond memories you have of your Dad. Comfort and peace sent your way!
    Mrs. Francis