Ronald L.G. ROBB

ROBB, Ronald L.G.

Dec 3, 1930 – Aug 4, 2015

Ron passed away in Cowichan District Hospital after losing his battle with complications from Alzheimers.

Ron was born in England and traveled with his parents to Canada in 1932.

He was predeceased by his parents George and Amy Robb and his late wife Nancy.

He is survived by his wife of 10 years Thelma, 2 sons in Portland Oregon, Larry, (Marna) Terry (Katie) and grandchildren Jessica, Kelly and Jordan plus his stepchildren Chris (Cathy) David, Julie (Steve) and step-grandchildren Michael Andrew and Holly.

Ron first came to the Island in 2003 to visit his mother in Victoria and to pay Thelma a visit whom he had known since 1956 from Vancouver.

They married in 2005 and in 2006 Ron became a permanent resident.

Ron was a former member of the Elk’s Club and a current member of the Eagles Club #2102 and the Ladysmith Legion as well as the Senior Centre in Ladysmith.

Ron will be sadly missed by his Dairy Queen pals in addition to his carpet bowling team.

Ron is remembered well by his love of wine gums and was always seen with at least 2 in his pocket.

A “Farewell to Ron” Celebration will be held on Friday Aug 14, 2015 at 2:00 pm, upstairs at the R.C. Legion in Ladysmith, (621 First Avenue).

In lieu of flowers donations can be made in Ron’s memory to the Alzheimer’s Society.

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