We regret to announce the death at Hospice House in Vernon on July 21, 2011, of Robert Charles Riddell, at the age of 77 years. Bob was born in Kamloops, and was a resident of the Vernon area since 1958. He was a longtime member of the I.B.E.W. and a career lineman with BC Hydro.

Bob was predeceased by his wife, Gay, in 2001. He will be sadly missed and lovingly remembered by his son Michael, daughters Peggy (Gordon) McRae of Courtenay, and Nancy (Brad) Wilson of Vernon. He is also survived by grandchildren: Gillian (Eric), Joshua, Braden (Chantel) and Janelle; great-grandchildren: Thomas, Shylah and Connor, sister Peg (Jim) Smith and numerous extended family members.

At Bob’s request, there will be no public service held. Friends wishing to do so may make donations in his memory to either BC Heart Foundation, 4 – 1551 Sutherland Avenue, Kelowna, BC V1Y 9M9, or North Okanagan Hospice Society, 3506 – 27 Avenue, Vernon, BC V1T 1S4.

Cremation arrangements are in the care of Vernon Funeral Home 250-542-0155. Condolences may be offered at

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