EL SOBRANTE’S “HOMETOWN HERO” ROBERT JEHA PASSES AT AGE 87
Robert George Jeha
September 11th, 1929-June 24th, 2017
Robert George Jeha passed away peacefully, Saturday June 24th at his daughter’s home. Robert was born in Berkeley Ca , along with his two brothers, Richard and Ronald Jeha. Robert married Patricia Jeha and would have celebrated their 66th wedding anniversary this September. Robert graduated from Idaho State University’s School of Pharmacy in 1954 and opened his first pharmacy next to the Park Theater in El Sobrante. Robert established a successful pharmacy business which honorably served the community for over 35 years.
Robert’s generosity was evidenced by him supplying prescriptions to those who could not afford them. He was a founding member of the El Sobrante Rotary Club and volunteered his time to many of the Club’s worthy causes. Robert’s dedication and hard work to his community was recognized by him being presented with the Contra Costa County’s “Hometown Hero” award. Robert truly touched the lives of the people he met.
Robert was a loving father to his three children Sherri, Cathy, and Bill, along with being an outstanding father, Robert was a devoted grandfather to his grandchildren. Robert battled Parkinson’s disease for over twenty years, but never let it get in the way of living his life to the fullest. An outstanding man who made a lasting impact on all who knew him and Robert will be dearly missed.
A Memorial Service and Celebration of Life for Robert, will be held on Friday, July 7th at 3:00 pm at the Wilson & Kratzer Chapel of the Mission Bells 13644 San Pablo Ave. San Pablo, CA. The celebration of life will follow the service.
In lieu of flowers, the family asks that you please donate to the Parkinson’s Disease Foundation. @ www.parkinsons.org
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