Robert (Bob) Alexander McMillan
June 2, 1936 — June 26, 2011
McMillan, Robert Alexander
It is with great sadness and heavy hearts that we announce the passing of our husband, father, grandfather and best friend Robert (Bob) Alexander McMillan on June 26th, 2011 at the age of 75. Bob was born June 2nd 1936 in Regina Saskatchewan. He is survived by his wife Joanne, the love of his life and soul mate of 54 years and their three children; Cathy (Rick) Roy and grandchildren Ryan, Christine, Michelle and Melissa; John (Charlene) McMillan and grandson Luke; and Brian (Cheryl) McMillan and grandsons David and Devon; brother Wally (Bev) McMillan of Regina and sister Eileen Rogers of Calgary. Bob was predeceased by his parents Walter and Jean McMillan both of Regina and his sister Isabelle Dorrett of Kelowna. Bob was caring, fun loving, thoughtful, generous and loved to spend time with family and friends. He loved his family deeply and was loved equally by them. Family times were treasured by Bob as was every game of golf with wife Joanne and their friends. Bob was a very special person that meant so much to each family member.
A heartfelt thank you to Dr. Michael Bobyn and his staff for all of the special care, compassion and kindness during Bob’s battle with cancer. To the wonderful staff at the Central Okanagan Hospice House we thank you and salute you for the kind caring manner in which you took care of Bob. Also a special thanks to the staff at the C.A.T. Clinic. Truly each of you helped make a difficult situation for our family a little easier to deal with.
A celebration of Bob’s life will be held Monday July 4th 2011 beginning at 1:00 p.m. at the Springfield Funeral Home, 2020 Springfield Road, internment will take place at the Kelowna Memorial Park Cemetery, 1991 Bernard Avenue followed by a reception at the Kelowna Golf and Country Club, 1297 Glenmore Drive.
In lieu of flowers, please consider a donation in Bob’s memory to a very special project, the Kelowna Christian School Missions Program – 2870 Benvoulin Road, Kelowna V1W 2E3 250.861.3238 or to the Central Okanagan Hospice House 2035 Ethel Street, Kelowna, BC, V1Y 2Z6. Condolences may be sent to the family by visiting www.springfieldfuneralhome.com, 250-860-7077.
Monday, July 4, 2011
Springfield Funeral Home
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The service for Robert (Bob) Alexander McMillan is scheduled for Monday, July 4, 2011. Below you will find the map for the service location and the contact information should you have any questions.