ROBERT COLCLOUGH JAMES

ROBERT COLCLOUGH JAMES

ROBERT COLCLOUGH JAMES

NOVEMBER 13, 1927 – FEBRUARY 12, 2015

Bob passed away peacefully on February 12th, 2015 at Nanaimo Senior Village.  He is survived by Muriel, his wife of 63 years; son Ross (Leslie); daughter Lesley Barth (Gord) and grandchildren Sean, Carli, Lindsay, Michael, Patrick, Jordan, Steven; twelve great-grandchildren; his sister Margaret Worrall.   He is pre-deceased by his parents, Howard and Ruth James and brother Donald.

Bob was born in Vancouver.  He began his career as a Geological Engineer and worked for Frontier Geophysical out of Calgary.  Ten years later he returned to UBC and obtained a Master’s Degree in Education and taught at Nanaimo Senior Secondary School until his retirement. Bob had many interests which included sailing, travelling, round dancing and golf.  He was a member of the Nanaimo Golf Club for 30 years.

The family would like to thank the wonderful staff at Nanaimo Senior Village for their exceptional care and support.

A celebration of life will be held at a later date.


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