Robert Bowie Hendrie
Hendrie, Robert Bowie (Bob) passed away peacefully on Tuesday April 23rd, 2013 at home, surrounded by his loving family. He was 78.
He will always be remembered by his loving wife of 52 years, Nan; his two children-Anne (Robert) Selsing of Oliver and Ian (Penny) Hendrie of Edmonton, Alberta; four grandchildren, Kayla, Allison , Kody and Jade; and four great-grandchildren; his two sisters, Jean Allen of Sidney, B.C. and Nessie Arthur of Edinburgh, Scotland as well as many niece and nephews.
Bob was born and raised in Edinburgh, Scotland on January 12th, 1935 and served four years in the Royal Air Force. Bob and Nan were married in 1960 and moved to Canada in 1963. Bob worked for West Kootenay Power for 30 years before retiring.
He spent eighteen of his retirement years volunteering and ministering to the residents and staff at Sunnybank Centre, he also served on many committees at the Oliver United Church. He enjoyed Curling in the winter and golf with his buddies in the summer months
A memorial celebration of his life will be held at the Oliver United Church on May 4th, 2013 at 10 am with a reception to follow at the Cherry Grove Community Hall 6601 Tuc-El-Nuit Drive, Oliver.
In Lieu of flowers, donations in Bob’s memory will be gratefully accepted at Sunnybank Senior Centre or the Oliver United Church.
Condolences and tributes may be directed to the family by visiting www.nunes-pottinger.com
Arrangements entrusted to Nunes –Pottinger Funeral Service & Crematorium, Oliver & Osoyoos.