STEELE, Robert Gordon 'Bob' - Passed peacefully with family by his side on May 9, 2017 in his 76th year.
Born June 7th, 1941 in Dartmouth, Nova Scotia, Bob spent much of his adult life in London and finally retired in Picton, ON.
Beloved husband to Susan (ne England) and father to Sherry Steele (John Tessier) and John Steele (Alison).
Devoted Grampy to Grace, Luc, Fintan, Joey, Mary, Ruth, and Simon.
Bob is survived by his three brothers David Steele (Betty), James Steele (Nancy), and Peter Steele (Jean), all currently in Nova Scotia.
Uncle Rob will be greatly missed by his many nieces, nephews, and their children.
He worked for the Thames Valley School Board teaching music at White Oaks PS until his retirement. He then went on to drive transport trucks, complete a degree in piano technology at Western University, and was a beloved school bus driver (Elgie Bus Lines).
As well as being an enthusiastic pickleball player in both London and North Marysburgh, Bob was a member of the choir at the Church of St. John the Evangelist (London) for 43 years, and latterly sang at the Church of St. Mary Magdalene (Picton).
A special thank you to Dr. Elizabeth Christie, VON Anne Robinson, Heather Campbell, and all the staff at Hospice Prince Edward for the extraordinary level of compassionate care and support they provided.
A celebration of Bob’s life is to take place on Friday, June 2 at the Church of St. Mary Magdalene, Picton at 2:00 pm, with visitation preceding from 1:00-2:00pm. Reception to follow in the Parish Hall. Internment at a later date.
In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to Hospice Prince Edward or the Church of St. Mary Magdalene.