Stickland, Robert Howard
Captain (Ret’d) RCAF, CPHI
Nov. 24th, 1928 – Feb. 12th, 2008
– 79 years, 80 days
Lucy, Pat and Brian (Hannah) regret to advise Bob has left this world and his loving family and friends. His life started in Port Alberni, BC, moving to Parksville at age 5 where he grew up with his 4 siblings and learned to appreciate and love the outdoors. He started his working life as a faller for McMillan Bloedel, served in the Air Force for 25 years; his 2nd career was with the CRD, retiring as a Sr. Public Health Inspector in 1993. Bob was pre-deceased by his father, Howard in 1959, mother Clotilde 1979, sister Jeanne Turley 1994, and brother Al 2006. Survived by his wife of 56 years Lucy, daughter Pat, son-in-law Brian, sister Charlotte Sinclair, brother Glen, many nieces and nephews and °adopted° families. Thank you to the wonderful staff on 3 Maple Special Care Oak Bay Lodge, Victoria, BC who cared for Bob for almost 3 years. As a passionate fisherman, Bob was a member of the Golden Rods & Reels.
A celebration of Bob’s life will be held Saturday, February 23rd, 1 PM at McCall Bros. Floral Chapel, Johnson at Vancouver (www.mccallbros.com)
Donations in Bob’s memory may be made to the BC SPCA or the Alzheimer Society.
God give me strength to catch a fish, so big that even I, when telling of it afterwards, have no need to lie.