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Robert Bruce "RB" Jobes

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Robert Bruce Jobes "RB"

AGE: 87 • Brielle

Robert Bruce Jobes, "RB", age 87, passed away on Saturday, January 28, at Ocean Medical Center, Brick. Born in Spring Lake, he was raised in Avon-by-the-Sea. He was a 1948 graduate of Asbury Park High School, where he was a member of their football team. He was a proud veteran of the U.S. Marine Corps from 1951-1953. He served as Sgt. at Engineer School Battalion, Camp Lejeune, NC where he taught carpentry.

"RB" was a talented craftsman, carpenter, and a self-employed builder of custom homes in the Jersey Shore area. He also worked for Rathjen Custom Homes, Brielle.

He is predeceased by his parents, Carroll and Mary Jobes. He is survived by his daughters, Joy Rinehart of Brick and Judy Davies of North Plainfield; and his companion of 50+ years, Josephine Jankos of Brielle. Also surviving are three grandchildren, Evan, Emily, and Jonathan; son-in-law, Douglas Davies; and his niece, Patty.

A Memorial Gathering will be held on Friday, February 3, 2017 from 10-12pm at Neary-Quinn Funeral Home, 39 South Street, Manasquan, NJ. Memorial donations may be made to Brielle First Aid Squad, 710 Old Bridge Rd., PO Box 262, Brielle, NJ 08730. For more information or to post a tribute, please visit
Published in Asbury Park Press on Jan. 31, 2017
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