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Jones Robert David

JONES, Robert David

November 26, 1969 — April 19, 2017

With sorrow we announce David Jones, 47, of Summerland passed away, surrounded by his family on April 19, 2017 at Kelowna General Hospital. David was born in Edmonton, the son of Robert Jones (Victoria) and Jean Jones, née Haryett (Penticton).  David met his wife Claire McGowan in Calgary in 1993 and their children Brayden and Chloe were both born there.  They have resided in the Okanagan since 2006.  David will be deeply missed by his two sisters, Heidi (Victoria) and Julie (Calgary), his stepfather Peter Osborne (Penticton), mother in law Val McGowan (Summerland), father in law Allan McGowan (Tulameen), brothers in law Stephen McGowan (Salt Lake City) and Allan Eisenbart (Calgary), as well as by many other family members across British Columbia and Alberta.  David loved his family deeply.  One of his passions was cooking.  He spent many hours in the kitchen creating feasts for Claire, Brayden and Chloe and he was often called upon to cook for family special occasions, birthdays and holidays.  A celebration of life will be announced at a later date.  In lieu of flowers memorial donations may be made to Kelowna General Hospital.

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  • We are so sorry for you loss. We will always remember Dave’s great laugh and his incredible LOVE for his family. And of course his great cooking skills. Our thoughts and love are with you all.

    Roxanne, Lawrence, Kate-Lynn Alexandra and Natasha


    Condolence sent by: Roxanne Gordey on May 11, 2017 at 10:51 am

  • We are speechless.  I have so many memories of David growing up, he was always the happy go luckily kid. Unfortunately with time and distance we had not had the chance to see David as much as we should have and would have liked. Our hearts go out to Claire, Braden, Chloe, Jean and Peter, Heidi, Julie, and their families.
     
    Love,

    Greg, Barbara, Shawn and Jordan


    Condolence sent by: Gregory Haryett on May 16, 2017 at 7:46 pm

  • David was one of my earliest playmates. He exists in many of my earliest memories both in Edmonton and Naramata. He gave great, meaningful hugs and had a wonderful laugh that filled the room. He clearly loved his family deeply and will be missed. I am still stunned.
    love, Kaaren, Bill, and Quinlan


    Condolence sent by: Kaaren Murray on June 13, 2017 at 12:30 pm

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