Passed away suddenly and peacefully at home in his sleep in Courtenay,
British Columbia on November 25, 2012. He was born in Southampton, England
in 1941. Upon graduation from Reading University he emigrated to Canada in
the early 1960’s where he began his high school teaching career. He married
Eleanor Ward in 1972 in Thunder Bay, Ontario where they resided and taught
high school. In 1995 they relocated to Brentwood Bay on Vancouver Island.
For the past three years he has lived in Courtney, B.C. He was predeceased
by his loving wife, friend and soul mate Eleanor in 2007. Survived by his
brother David (Kathy) in England and his two nieces Fiona (Stephen) and
Janet, his sister – in –laws Betty Inksetter Lacoste (Michael), and Joan
Bowman (Jack) in British Columbia.
Also remembered by his nieces and nephews, Mahlon, Elizabeth, Katherine,
Jonathan, Brian, and Scott. He will be deeply missed by his husky and
special pal Toby.
A Celebration of his Life in Brentwood Bay will be announced in the New
In memory of Bob, donations may be made to your local SPCA.
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