With hearts broken we announce the passing of Robert Alan Jones on Saturday the 22nd of September. Bob was born in Viking, AB on July 27th, 1945.
At the age of two, with his family moved to Vermilion, AB where he attended school. He was very athletic, growing by playing hockey, football, and baseball.
His passion for trucking began at a very early age. When Bob was not at school he could be found at Checker Transport, the family trucking business.
In 1966 Bob moved to Edmonton to go to work for Motorways. He had a long carrier in the industry working at Motorways, Economy Carriers, and other companies, the last company being D.B.I.
In 1969 Bob married Patricia Link, they had two children Denise Margaret, and Robert.
Robert is survived by his wife of 49 years Patricia; his daughter Denise (Shaun); grandchildren Connor, Cole, Phoenix, Paige; son Robert (Aurora); grandsons Joseph, and Louis; and his sister Shirley Cook.
He was predeceased by his father Alan; mother Adelle and sister Betty.
In lieu of flowers donations made be made to the Cardia Critical Care Unit at the Misericordia Hospital.