January 12, 1930 – September 27, 2018
Smith, Robert Leroy “Bob” – Passed away peacefully with family at his side at Wentworth Lodge in Dundas on Thursday, September 27, 2018, formerly of Brantford, Cambridge and St. Thomas. Predeceased by his beloved wife Marilyn (2012). Dearly loved and missed by daughter Penny and husband Steve Garrison; granddaughter Janelle (Kyle Dore); great-granddaughter Ella Jane; siblings Marion (Craig Otto), Barb (Bob Cox), Art (Vonna); sisters-in-law Shirley Smith, Patricia (Richard Atkinson) and Betty Beaudry. Predeceased by parents Herman and Helen; brother Lee and sister Shirley (Alf Robertson). Bob lived his life with joy. He had the gift of gab and easily struck up a conversation with friend and stranger. Through his life Bob was a community builder and friend to all. Bob cherished his time spent with family and friends at his Haliburton Sunrise Cottage. He was an avid fisherman, putterer and handyman extraordinaire and most recently bingo caller. Bob was a long time employee of Massey-Ferguson and throughout his life he was an active member of several faith communities and most recently he found a home at Knox Presbyterian Church, Dundas. Special thanks to the staff at Wentworth Lodge for the care and compassion Bob received. Friends will be received by the family on Sunday afternoon from 3 – 6 p.m. at Turner Family Funeral Home, 53 Main Street, Dundas. Bob’s Service will be held at KNOX PRESBYTERIAN CHURCH, 23 Melville Street, Dundas on Monday at 11:00 a.m. Private interment will take place in Cambridge, ON. If you so wish, donations to Knox Presbyterian Church, Dundas would be appreciated by the family.