February 13, 1947 – Taber, Alberta
February 13, 2017 – Calgary, Alberta
Robert (Bob) lost his battle with COPD on his 70th birthday surrounded by loving family.
Robert was born in Taber, AB but spent most of his years in Calgary. In 1974 he joined the Calgary Police Service and after retirement bought an 18 wheeler and went long haul trucking. His failing health brought him back to a second retirement in Calgary.
He is survived by his son Craig (Carolyn); daughter Kimberly (Berk); two grandchildren Mishayla and Matthew; “adopted” son Thomas and ex-wife but lifelong friend Janice. He also leaves behind his brother Patrick (Judy) and sisters, Kelly (Mirella), and Gloria Jean (Harry). Robert was predeceased by his parents Jack and Vera, son Travis and brother Peter.
Those wishing to pay their respects may do so at McINNIS & HOLLOWAY (Chapel of the Bells, 2720 Centre Street North) on Sunday, March 5, 2017 from 2:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m.
Memorial Services will be held at McINNIS & HOLLOWAY (Chapel of the Bells, 2720 Centre Street North) on Tuesday, March 7, 2017 at 2:00 p.m.. Condolences may be forwarded through www.mcinnisandholloway.com. If friends so desire, memorial tributes may be made directly to the Alberta Lung Association, P.O. Box 4500, Station South, Edmonton, AB T6E 6K2 Telephone: 1 (888) 566 – 5864. www.ab.lung.ca. or to the charity of your choice.
In living memory of Robert Barton, a tree will be planted at Fish Creek Provincial Park by McINNIS & HOLLOWAY FUNERAL HOMES, Chapel of the Bells, 2720 CENTRE STREET NORTH, Telephone: 403-276-2296.Print This Obituary & Condolences