September 28, 1928 - February 1, 2016
Robert Lloyd Abbott
Ret’d – RCAF, and DND
Lifetime Member of the Masonic Lodge and Royal Canadian Legion,
Member of the Shriner’s Oriental Band, Longtime Active Member St. Paul’s United Church, Richmond
Following a brief illness, Bob passed away peacefully in hospital with family at his side on Monday, February 1, 2016 at the age of 87. Beloved husband of the late Ethel Alice (nee MacDonald). Proud father of Bruce (Eileen), Wendy Kristiansen (Fred), and Cyndy Courtland (Charles). Loving grandfather of Tracy (Adam Cline) and Bob; Eric (fiancee Ashley); Kevin and Matthew (Meaghan); and great-grandfather of Lilah. Dear brother of Graydon (Marina) of Kemptville, and Dorothy of Quesnel, BC. He will also be fondly remembered by several nieces, nephews, extended family and friends. After retiring from a successful career, Bob enjoyed traveling, computers, the Masonic Lodge, Tunis Temple, gardening and spending time with his family. Friends may call at the Garden Chapel of Tubman Funeral Homes, 3440 Richmond Road, Nepean on Thursday, February 4 from 2:00 – 4:00 & 7:00 – 9:00 pm, with a Masonic Lodge Service of Remembrance to be held at the funeral home on Thursday at 6:30 pm. A Memorial Service celebrating Bob’s life will be held at St. Paul’s United Church, 3452 McBean Street, Richmond on Friday, February 5, at 11:00 am, followed by a reception. In lieu of flowers, a donation to St. Paul’s United Church or the University of Ottawa Heart Institute would be appreciated.