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P.O. Box 130, 1 Highland Drive
Flesherton, ON N0C 1E0
Phone: (519) 924-2810
Fax: (519) 924-3614
Robert Thompson

Robert John "Bob" Thompson

Wednesday, May 7th, 1930 - Tuesday, March 5th, 2019
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Thompson; Robert John “Bob”

After a lengthy illness, at home in Flesherton on Tuesday, March 5, 2019 in his 89th year. Beloved husband of Reta. Loving father of Bonnie(Ben) Palbiski of Orangeville, Don(Marjorie) Thompson of Orangeville, Brenda(the late Bruce) Hanna of Orangeville, Betty-Ann(Alan) Fawcett of Markdale and Thomas(Cindy) Thompson of Durham. Bob will be greatly missed by his extended family Garry(Anne) Peterson, Cathy(Gary) Plantt, Dale(Stacey) Peterson, Kim(Mark) Reimer the late Cindy Peterson. Grandfather of 16 and great grandfather of 9. Survived by sister in-law Devona. Predeceased by 1 grandson, brothers Ken, Herb, Francis, Bill, and sisters Gertrude Younge, Mary Demeirs, Marg Davis and Jean.

Bob was born May 7, 1930 to George and Mary Thompson in Euphrasia Township. He attended school at Rosedale and helped on the farm throughout his childhood. At a young age he started his own high hoe business before moving onto work for the Ministry of Transportation. He met and married the love of his life, Reta, on July 13, 1981 and they retired to Meaford in 1989. 1993 brought them back to southgate where they spent their time travelling, camping and built and remodelled 5 homes in the area. He will be remembered for his kind disposition, his smile and of course his dancing. His family will miss him very much, especially at family dinners and functions.

The family will receive friends at Fawcett Funeral Cremation Reception Ltd (1 Highland Drive, Flesherton) on Saturday, March 9 from 7-9pm and again on Sunday from 1-2pm. Service from the chapel on Sunday at 2pm. Donations to the VON – Grey Bruce would be greatly appreciated. Online condolences and donations available at www.fawcettfuneralhome.ca 519-924-2810
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  • First Visitation

    Saturday, March 9th, 2019 | 7:00pm - 9:00pm
    When
    Saturday, March 9th, 2019 7:00pm - 9:00pm
    Location
    Fawcett Funeral Home
    Address
    1 Highland Drive
    FLESHERTON, ON
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  • Second Visitation

    Sunday, March 10th, 2019 | 1:00pm - 2:00pm
    When
    Sunday, March 10th, 2019 1:00pm - 2:00pm
    Location
    Fawcett Funeral Home
    Address
    1 Highland Drive
    FLESHERTON, ON
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  • Service

    Sunday, March 10th, 2019 | 2:00pm
    When
    Sunday, March 10th, 2019 2:00pm
    Location
    Fawcett Funeral Home
    Address
    1 Highland Drive
    FLESHERTON, ON
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  • Interment

    Location
    Markdale Cemetery
    Address
    240 Main Street East
    MARKDALE, ON
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  • Reception

    Location
    Flesherton Kinplex
    Address
    2 Highland Drive
    FLESHERTON, ON
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Darren and Bev Keyes

Posted at 09:38am
Our thoughts and prayers are with the Thompson family. Please accept our deepest condolences.
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Pearl (Young) Busch

Posted at 11:31am
Our thoughts and prayers go out to the Thompson Family. Memories of Uncle Bob visiting our farm near Durham, Ontario when my siblings and I were growing up. He always had that beautiful smile and great love for life. Keep his memory close to your heart. Pearl and Jack Busch and family from Golden BC.
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Shirley Racine

Posted at 12:51pm
I have many fond memories of Uncle Bob, his great sense of humour and his joy of life from the many family gatherings especially the family reunions I attended. My thoughts and prayers are with Reta and the family at this sad time. Hold your memories close to your hearts and he will always be with you. Love and hugs to you all from Shirley (Young) Racine, Trevor Racine, Danielle (Rick) Thomas
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Elmer Acheson Family

Posted at 07:15am
Please accept our most heartfelt sympathies for your loss... Our thoughts are with you and your family during this difficult time.
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