April 1, 1947 to January 17, 2009
Bob passed away peacefully at Listowel Memorial Hospital on Saturday, January 17, 2009. He resided in Atwood and was born 61 years ago in Listowel, a son of the late Clifford and Sarah (Brown) Robertson. Bob was a member of Atwood Presbyterian Church. He was a volunteer firefighter with the Atwood Fire Department for over 30 years serving as Captain and Deputy Chief. Bob was owner/operator of Bob Robertson Excavating in the Atwood area for over 20 years. Beloved husband of Lois (Barton) Robertson whom he married in 1974. Loving father of Kelly Robertson and Kevin Jackson of RR1 Gowanstown and Tim Robertson and friend Carla Shaw of London. Special grandpa of Brody Jackson. Remembered by his twin brother Ross and Linda of Atwood, brothers Ron and Barb of Atwood, Donald and Debbie of Newry. Dear son-in-law of Jim and Dorothy Barton of Atwood, brother-in-law of Elizabeth and Murray Long of Elmwood. Fondly remembered by his god-daughter Shelley Long and by many nieces, nephews and cousins. Bob's family invites relatives and friends to share their memories at the Brenneman Funeral Home 141 John Street, Atwood, on Monday January 19, 2009 from 2-4 & 7-9 p.m. The funeral service to celebrate Bob's life will be held at Atwood Presbyterian Church on Tuesday January 20, 2009 at 11:00 a.m. with Rev. Catherine Campbell officiating. As expressions of sympathy, memorial donations to: Atwood Presbyterian Church c/o Deanne Metzloff Box 290 Atwood, ON N0G 1B0 Atwood Firefighters Association c/o PO Box 10 Atwood, ON N0G 1B0 or a charity of choice would be appreciated by the family and can be arranged by calling the funeral home or returning to the Current Funerals page and clicking on the Make Donation link. Please forward your cheque directly to the charity of choice at the above address.