Robert "Bob" Knight
1935 - 2020
Obituary of Robert "Bob" Knight
KNIGHT, Bob (Bobby)
July 21, 1935 - July 24, 2020
Passed away peacefully at home with his loving wife Ruby (nee McCallum) at his side. Loving father of Laurie Lanigan (Bob) and Robin Blokker. Cherished Grandpa of Christopher Blokker (Veronica), Ashley Lourenco, Cameron Lourenco, Stephanie Blokker, Emma Doherty (Curtis) and Heather Lourenco. Son of the late Monty and Hazel Knight. Dear brother of the late Doris, Ruby, Carrie, Doug, and Leonard. Dear brother-in-law of Rose Knight, Joyce Taylor (Owen), Marjorie Bailey (late Don), John McCallum (Sharon), Gail Lapain (Willy) and the late Ken McCallum (late Pat). He will be missed by many nieces and nephews. Bob loved being with his grandchildren. Bob enjoyed the outdoors: cutting the grass, biking, walking around Leamington. He had a love of music. Bob retired from H.J. Heinz after 30 years of dedicated service. The family would like to thank all of the girls from Paramed and all of the health care workers for the lovely care they gave Robert. His gentle soul will be missed by all.
Visiting at the Reid Funeral Home, 14 Russell Street, Leamington (519-326-2631) on Monday, July 27, 2020 from 10:30 a.m. until the Funeral Service to celebrate Bob's life at 12:30 p.m. Pastor David Bretzlaff officiating. Interment Erie Memorial Gardens. Due to COVID restrictions, visitation at Reid Funeral Home is limited to a specific number of visitors at a time. ONLY THOSE WITH AN APPOINTMENT WILL BE ALLOWED IN. PLEASE BOOK AN APPOINTMENT AT www.reidfuneralhome.ca TO SECURE A DESGINATED TIME TO PAY YOUR RESPECTS. Everyone must wear a mask at visitation and Service. If desired, memorial donations made by cheque to Southpoint Community Church or the charity of your choice would be appreciated. Friends may share memories and make donations at www.reidfuneralhome.ca
Absent from the body, present with the Lord.