Robert Alexander (Bob) Slater

Slater – Robert Alexander (Bob)

passed away peacefully, surrounded by his family on Friday, January 20, 2006 in his home in Parksville, B.C.

“Grumps”, as he was affectionately known by all, was predeceased by his parents, Captain Arthur and Edith (Brethour) Slater, his brother Keith, Kenneth & Kelly, and his loving wife Mary. Survived by brother Art, sister Jessie Jones (Al), children Eleada Grant, Margaret Bushell (Jim), Shirley Jones (Rich), Jeanette Orr (Ken) and Rob and his grandchildren Theresa, Jamie (Kim), Sarah, Maura (Oscar), Iain (Christy), Fiona (Adrian), Andrew, Megan (Dan), Kenny, Daniel and Graham. Grumps was also survived by three great-grandchildren Mairie, Couper and Lily. Grumps kind spirit brought joy to his many nieces and nephews and many others in Parksville. Many lives have been made richer by knowing him and he will dwell in our hearts forever.

Family and friends are invited to a celebration of Grumps’ wonderful life on Saturday February 4th at 1:00 pm at the Parksville Fellowship Baptist Church, 550 Pym St, Parksville.