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Bob Richmond

September 20, 1940 — June 27, 2024

Brussels

Passed away peacefully surrounded by his family at his home in Brussels on June 27th in his 84th year.

Loving husband to Rene (Myers) for 65 years. 

Proud dad to Bonnie Richmond and Steve Watson, John Richmond, Brenda and Bert Sjaarda. 

Adoring grandpa `pa` to Garrett, Kirsten, Tyson, Kaytee, Erinn, Austin, Cody, Madison and Quintin and Great ``grandpa Brussels`` to 14 grandchildren he adored.

Bob started his career doing various tasks at McCutcheon Motors and worked himself up to be owner of the company. He loved his work, his customers and all the connections he made. Bob enjoyed his work so much that he continued in his occupation well past retirement years

Bob was born in Listowel Hospital to Janet and Grayson Richmond and spent his younger years at Listowel High where he met his high school sweetheart Rene Myers. They married in 1959 were blessed with 3 children. Bob was always a community man and was an active lifelong member of the Brussels Lions Club, Brussels United Church and the Oddfellow Lodge. He also coached and mentored many baseball and hockey teams. 

Bob loved old cars and enjoyed attending local car shows. He was fortunate to travel much of the world with the world plowing match group and enjoyed the last 25 years spending his winters in Florida. 

Bob was a friendly and outgoing person who always had time for a joke or story. He enjoyed spending time with friends and especially enjoyed his grandkids and great grandkids. He will be missed for his kind gestures, sharp humour and sound advice.

Friends and family are invited to a visitation at Riverside Funeral Home in Brussels on Tuesday July 2nd from 6-8. Funeral service to follow at Brussels United Church at 11:00 am on Wednesday July 3rd. 

In lieu of flowers as expression of sympathy donations to Brussels United Church and the Brussels Lions Club. 

Please send donation cheques to Box 340 Brussels N0G 1H0.

Condolences may be left at riversidefuneralhome.ca

 

 

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Visitation

Tuesday, July 2, 2024

6:00pm - 8:00 am (Eastern time)

Riverside Funeral Home - Brussels

401 Albert St, Brussels, ON N0G 1H0

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Funeral Service

Wednesday, July 3, 2024

11:00am - 12:00 pm (Eastern time)

Brussels United Church

61 King Street, ON N0G 1H0

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