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.