St. Albans - Robert James Unwin a lifelong area resident passed away Monday January 21 2013, at the St. Albans Healthcare & Rehabilitation Center.
Born in Georgia, on November 30, 1926, he was the son of the late William and Florence (Conger) Unwin. Bob was 86 years old. He was married to the former Norma Jean Wilson, who preceded him in death in 1987.
Bob served his country during World War II in the United States Navy and retired in 1986, following 37 years of employment at the former Union Carbide Corporation. He was a life member of Green Mountain Post # 1, American Legion and Robert E. Glidden Post # 758, Veterans of Foreign Wars.
Survivors include his son, David Unwin and his wife, Paulette, of Highgate Center; his daughter, Sally Lussier of Montgomery; his grandchildren, Melissa Miner and her husband, Mark Gover and Anthony and Jason Lussier and his great grandchildren, Gracie, Thomas and Brooke.
Bob has donated his body to the Anatomical Program at the University of Vermont. Assisting the Unwin family is the Heald Funeral Home of St. Albans.