William J. "Bill" JOBB(11/17/1931 - 11/24/2013)

JOBB, William J. "Bill" Bill Jobb passed away November 24, 2013 at the age of 82. He was born November 17, 1931 in Missoula, Montana to Thomas W. Jobb and Hattie Heimbigner Jobb. He moved to Spokane at the age of three. He grew up in Spokane and graduated from North Central High School in January, class of 1950. He joined the USMC Reserve in September, 1949. He was activated August, 1950 and sent to Korea where he fought in the Battle of the Chosen Few. He received two Purple Hearts and a Presidential Citation. He returned to Spokane February, 1952 and, after completing Active Duty, he joined the USMC Reserve and remained in the Reserve until 1977. Bill retired with the rank of CW03. The summer of 1952, he met his wife, Morene. They celebrated their 60th anniversary in 2013. He attended Central Washington College and Gonzaga University. Bill worked as a surveyor and estimator for Lester N. Johnson Construction Co. and Bovay Engineers before going to Vera Water and Power, where he worked for 28 years. He was a life member of the Elks, Eagles, VFW, Marine Corps League, the Chosen Few, N.W.P.P. and American Water Works Association and belonged to the Inland Empire Senior's Golf Association. He is survived by his wife, Morene; four children, Greg Jobb (Karen), Tom Jobb (Mindi), Scott Jobb (Cindy) and Kellie Leonard (Wayne); seven grandchildren; five great-grandchildren; and numerous nieces, nephews, and cousins. He is preceded in death by his parents; his stepfather, Art O'Donnell; his brother, Robert H. Jobb; and two special aunts, Nellie Heimbigner and Edna Prihar. Heartfelt thanks to Dr. Goldberg and Spokane Cardiology and to the Veterans Home caregivers. A Memorial Service will take place at 11:00am on Saturday, June 14, 2014 at Hazen & Jaeger Valley Funeral Home, 1306 N. Pines Rd., Spokane Valley, WA. In lieu of flowers, please make a donation to a .


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Hazen & Jaeger Valley Funeral Home
1306 North Pines Road Spokane Valley, WA 99206
(509) 924-9700

Published in Spokesman-Review on June 11, 2014