July 10, 1934 — Feb. 17, 2014
George B. Jobson, known to most as Blake Jobson, passed away from failing health issues at 79. He passed away peacefully at his home.
Blake was born in Oil City, Pa., and was the only child of Dr. George B. Jobson and Elizabeth Jobson. At the age of 12 his father passed away and he and his mother moved to Glendale, Calif. He spent the remainder of his childhood in Glendale and graduated from Hoover High School in 1952. Shortly he enlisted in the U.S. Air Force and married Janet Lee Spencer from Des Moines, Iowa. After being released from the military and spending a number of years in Sacramento he moved his wife and two children to Placerville in 1965 when he purchased Mother Lode Glass Company.
Blake owned and operated Mother Lode Glass for several decades and was also active in the Elks Lodge for many years. He had a strong interest in classic cars and restored several. He and Jan also were active in the Green Valley Church in Placerville. He was preceded in death by his wife, Jan; his mother, Elizabeth; and his father, Dr. George Jobson. He is survived by his son, Steve Jobson of El Dorado Hills; his daughter, Debbie Jobson of Placerville; and grandsons, Chris and Cory Minton of Placerville and Tyler and Trevor Jobson of Folsom. He also had three great-grandsons and two great-granddaughters at the time of his death.