Robert Everett Chamney Haines, beloved husband of Alice Haines of Calgary, passed away at the Intercare Brentwood Care Centre on Sunday, October 17, 2004 at the age of 89 years.
Robert was born on May 3, 1915 in Dilke, SK. He married Alice on June 26, 1940 and came to Calgary in 1942 while still serving with the Royal Canadian Air Force. In 1953 Robert began teaching as an Automotive Instructor at the Southern Alberta Institute of Technology, retiring in 1979. Robert was a creative genius and could build anything imaginable. He will be remembered as a loving husband, father and grandfather.
Besides his loving wife Alice, Robert is survived by his three children, Gord Haines and Gail, Glenda and Rob Wilson, Larry and Joan Haines, all of Calgary; three grandchildren, Everett Wilson, Jennifer and Johnathon Haines; as well as several in-laws, nieces and nephews. Robert was predeceased by his parents Evans and Mary Jane; and a brother “Rusty”.
A private Funeral Service was held at McINNIS & HOLLOWAY’S Chapel of the Bells (2720 Centre Street North). If friends so desire, memorial tributes may be made directly to the Salvation Army, 420 – 9 Avenue SE, Calgary, AB T2G 0R9 Telephone: (403) 410-1111, www.salvationarmy.org. Forward condolences through www.mcinnisandholloway.com.
In living memory of Robert Haines, a tree will be planted at Nose Creek Valley by McINNIS & HOLLOWAY FUNERAL HOMES, Chapel of the Bells, 2720 Centre Street North, TELEPHONE: (403) 276-2296.Print This Obituary & Condolences