Died May 31, 2011 at Cowichan District Hospital.
Bob was born in Vancouver on Nov 3, 1928 and was a longtime Ladysmith resident.
Bob was predeceased by his wife Mary. He is survived and sadly missed by his children Gary (Fiona), Wayne, Diana (Rob), and Sandra; grandsons Ian and Evan and his partner Rose and her family.
Bob and Mary owned and operated Ladysmith Laundry and Linen Supply until their retirement. Bob enjoyed travel, fishing, poker games with the boys, puzzles, woodworking and spending time with family and friends on his beloved Ruxton Island.
A family celebration of life was held on June 4, 2011. In lieu of flowers, donations in Bob’s memory may be made to the Canadian National Institute for the Blind.