Robert was born on September 26th, 1930 in Kelowna, B.C. and passed away on November 2nd, 2010 in the Vernon Jubilee Hospital at the age of 80 years, with his children by his side.
Bob will be lovingly remembered by his children, Gord (Shelly) Fearnley of Kelowna, B.C. and Patti (Glen) Duffield of Sicamous, B.C.; six grandchildren, Samantha (Jeff), Cameron, Sydney, Jordan, Cale and Alexandra; one great-granddaughter, Jada; his sister, Marcia (Al) Madryga of White Rock, B.C. and extended family members. He was preceded in death by his beloved companion, Vera Smith on March 9th, 2010; his father, Albert on September 16th, 1968; his mother, Marion on December 1st, 1983 and his younger brother, Neil on October 6th, 1952.
The Funeral Service will be held at Bethel Funeral Chapel on Monday, November 8th, 2010 at 10:00 A.M. with Mr. Brian Jackson officiating. A Reception will follow in the Bethel Tea Room. A Graveside Service will be held at the Westbank Cemetery, 3200 Elliott Road, at 2:00 P.M. for those unable to attend the service in Vernon.
As an expression of sympathy, those who wish to do so may send donations in memory of Bob to the ALS Society of B.C., #119-1600 West 6th Avenue, Vancouver, B.C. V6J 1R3.