Robert Arthur Jones
Former Prince Rupert resident Robert A. Jones (Bob), 82, died November 26, 2013 after a short illness, at the Royal Jubilee Hospital in Victoria, BC.
A gathering was held at the Ophir Place, Victoria, BC, on December 1, 2013.
Robert Jones (Bob) was born June 23, 1931, in Winnipeg, Manitoba to William and Margaret Jones. Bob’s father had joined the Navy in 1939 and was trasferred to Esquimalt in 1941. In 1942 William was transferred to Prince Rupert.
Bob graduated from Booth Memorial High School (Prince Rupert) in 1949 and spent two years at UBC. He married Norma Enockson on January 27, 1967 in Prince Rupert.
Bob retired as a Stationary Engineer for the Canadian Fishing Company in Prince Rupert in 1998. Bob was a member of the UFAWU since 1952. In the year 2000 Bob retired to Vancouver Island (Parksville) with his wife of 47 years, Norma.
He is survived by his wife Norma Jones ; step-daughter Marlane Caplette of Saanich, step-son and daughter-in-law Don and Janalee Enockson of Parksville; step-son Matt Leggeat of Victoria, step-daughter Lani King of Victoria; numerous grandchildren and great grandchildren and many other loving family members.