January 16, 2019
Known to his friends as Bob. Born 1937 in Saskatchewan, and passed away January 16th 2019 at V G H. Survived by his wife of 61 years, Bonnie McConnell.
Bob # 7 of his thirteen siblings moved to the Fraser Valley, BC in 1946. Bob and Bonnie later moved their family to Gibsons in 1962 where he worked as a boom man for 38 years. In 2000, Bob and Bonnie moved from the Sunshine Coast to Keremeos where he retired.
He enjoyed dickering and bickering, Cribbage, counting all hands, Keno, fishing, and teasing his grandchildren and friends.
Predeceased by his son Pat, Bob will be sincerely missed by his wife; Bonnie, his children Gerald and Gwendolyn, his son in law Chad, his daughter in law Leslie, nine grandchildren, five great grandchildren & many friends. He kept up his humor until the end.