Born August 30, 1937 in Saskatchewan and spent most of his adult life in the lower mainland of BC and known to everyone as Bob.
Bob peacefully lost his battle with ALS at home with his wife at his side, on August 8, 2005 at the age of 67 years.
Predeceased by his father, William.
He will be deeply missed bh his loving wife Betty, children Gord (Kathy), Donna (Tom), 2 grandchildren Jason and Joshua, his mother Edith, 2 sisters Margaret (Maurice) and Doreen and his numerous nieces and nephew.
Bob enjoyed his family life, with many camping and fishing trips and spending many hours building and perfecting the perfect camping vehicles for his family.
Bob spent most of his working life with the CN Rail, starting in 1956 working for 34 years and retired in 1990.
He enjoyed his retirement years with his best friend and wife of 41 years, spending as much time as possible camping and enjoying life together.
Bob will be lovingly remembered and is now in God’s care.
Funerals service was held on Wednesday, August 17, 2005 at 1:30 pm with visitation from 12:30-1:30pm in the Arbor Chapel at Valley View 14660 – 72nd Avenue, Surrey, BC
Reception to follow.
His family’s thanks are extended to the ALS Society, his doctors, nurses and homecare providers.
Memorial tributes in memory of Bob may be made to the ALS Society of BC, #119-1600 West 6th Avenue, Vancouver, BC, V6J 1R3