Funeral Director-Class 1 /President and Managing Director
Jim began working at the funeral home in 1969, working summers and weekends washing cars, delivering flowers, cleaning and assisting the funeral directors. He received his degree in Funeral Services from Humber College and his Funeral Directors license from the Ontario Board of Funeral Services in 1977. He served as the Treasurer of the company until his buyout of shares in 2012 and is currently the President of the company now operating as the D. J. Robb Funeral Home & Cremation Centre Ltd. Under his direction an expansion project in 1988 saw the addition of a new 250 seat funeral chapel along with new offices, casket and urn display areas and garage space. This made the funeral home only one in Lambton County with its own funeral chapel designed specifically for funeral and celebration of life services. Jim was awarded the Queen's Golden Jubilee Medal in 2002 for his significant contributions to the community. He has been a longtime member of Funeral Service Association of Canada, Ontario Funeral Service Association, Canadian Independent Group of Funeral Homes and the Lambton County Funeral Directors Association.