July 7, 1933 – Nelson, BC
November 3, 2013 – Calgary, AB
Bob Kirkland, beloved father, partner and friend, passed away on Sunday, November 3, 2013 at the age of 80 years.
Bob was born in Nelson, BC and raised in Vancouver. He attended UBC where he graduated with his degree in Mechanical Engineering. He later moved to Toronto where he continued his education completing his MBA. A successful businessman in Toronto and Montreal, Bob later moved west to begin his own company in Calgary, Beaver Interior Contracting Ltd. Bob will be remembered as an avid tennis player and was a lifetime member of the Toronto Cricket & Curling Club. He also enjoyed his annual trips to Hawaii where he had many friends from over the years.
Bob is survived by his partner Cita Flores, two sons and a daughter-in-law Graeme Kirkland, Jeff and Sandi Kirkland, their mother Joanne Kirkland and brother-in-law Sandy Peel, as well as nieces, nephews and cousins. He was predeceased by his sister Marilyn Peel.
Funeral Services will be held at McINNIS & HOLLOWAY’S Park Memorial Chapel (5008 Elbow Drive S.W. Calgary, AB) on Thursday, December 5, 2013 at 2:30 p.m. Condolences may be forwarded through www.mcinnisandholloway.com. If friends so desire, memorial tributes may be made directly to the Canadian Cancer Society, 200 – 325 Manning Rd. N.E., Calgary, AB T2E 2P5 Telephone: (403) 205-3966, email firstname.lastname@example.org.
In living memory of Robert Kirkland, 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