December 20, 1935 – New Westminster, BC
April 22, 2014 – Calgary, Alberta
Bob Charlton of Calgary, passed away on Tuesday, April 22, 2014 at the age of 78 years.
Bob was born in New Westminster, BC; raised in Port Hammond and was a graduate of Maple Ridge BC.
He will always be remembered as a loving devoted family man and for his devotion to Mount Royal University where he worked for 19 years as head of Security. Bob performed volunteer work for the Transitional Vocational Program where he kept active in his retirement office at MRU.
Bob served in the Canadian Military for 25 years and retired a Warrant Officer. Bob was decorated with the Special Service Medal and Bar, Canadian Peacekeeping Service Medal, International Commission for Supervision and Control Indo-China (ICSC) and Canadian Forces’ Decoration(CD) and Bar. He served in Vietnam as a Canadian Peace Keeper, was loved and respected by many, and a devoted friend to all.
Donations may be made in honor of Bob to the Mount Royal University Bob and Christel Charlton Memorial Scholarship.
Bob is survived by his loving children Rob (Heather), Judy, Renate and Petra; his 3 loving grandsons, 3 granddaughters, 4 great granddaughters, one great grandson; his sister Jackie (Bill), brother John (Colleen) and numerous nieces and nephews, great nieces and great nephews.
Bob was predeceased by his loving wife Christel of 51 years, and his parents Jack and Carrie Charlton.
Those wishing to pay their respects may do so at McINNIS & HOLLOWAY’S Park Memorial Chapel (5008 Elbow Drive S.W. Calgary, AB) on Tuesday, April 29, 2014 from 6:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m.
Memorial Services will be held at Ross Glen Hall at Mount Royal University on Sunday, May 4, 2014 at 2:00 p.m.
In living memory of Bob Charlton, a tree will be planted at Fish Creek Provincial Park by McINNIS & HOLLOWAY FUNERAL HOMES Park Memorial Chapel, 5008 ELBOW DRIVE S.W. Calgary, AB, T2S 2L5, Telephone: 403-243-8200.Print This Obituary & Condolences