July 19, 2019
1933 – 2019 ~ It is with immense sadness we announce the passing of Bob on July 19, 2019. He passed away in his room at Eden Gardens surrounded by caring staff and family. Bob was predeceased by his mother Rose and father William, brothers Harry, Les, Billy, Allan and sister Edna. Bob is survived by his children Teresa, Linda (Jack) and Gregory as well as many relatives, friends and his beloved dog Sammy.
Bob was born in Nanaimo BC and lived in the area his entire life, with the past 35 years spent in Lantzville. Bob worked in the logging industry until retiring at the age of 69, during this time Bob worked in many camps along the coast of Vancouver Island as well as the Queen Charlotte Islands.
Since retiring Bob has spent his time in his workshop building deck furniture which he sold at the Cedar Farmer’s Market. Bob also enjoyed gardening and walking his dog Sammy throughout Lantzville. Bob will be dearly missed by all who knew him. It was Bob’s expressed wish that there be no service or celebration of life. The family wishes to thank the staff of Eden Gardens for their care and support.
In lieu of flowers please make donations in Bob’s name to the Nanaimo SPCA, 250-741-0788 https://spca.bc.ca/locations/nanaimo/
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