Cameron, Robert

The family of Robert (Bob) David Cameron sadly announces that he was Promoted To Glory from Queens Garden Long Term Care Home on Monday May 1, 2023, in his 90th year.

Bob Sr. is survived by his beloved wife, of 63 years, Joan, his children, Laura-Jane, Elizabeth, and Robert Jr. (Bob Jr.), by his grandson Jonathan, his wife Meagan, and by his 2 great grandsons, Kevin, and Oliver. Bob was a devoted husband, father, and grandfather. Bob Sr. is also survived by many nieces, nephews, great nieces, and great nephews. With the passing of Bob Sr., he is reunited with his parents, Robert (Big Bob) & Elizabeth, his sisters Dorothy (Frank), Margaret (Ed), Lillian (Harold), June (Raymond), and William (Bill). Along with his family, he is reunited with Edmund & Elizabeth Cox, parents in law, and his sister in laws, Elizabeth & Louise, in which he formed a close bond.

Bob Sr. was a lifelong Salvationist soldiering at, Wellington St. Corps, Westmount Citadel Corps, Argyle Citadel Corps, where he served as Quartermaster, and finally at Mountain Citadel Corps, where he enjoyed the Friday afternoon Mountain Toppers with friends. Bob Sr. began working at a very young age with his father, Big Bob’s business, “R. Cameron Tinsmith Roofing Eavestrough & Heating”. He continued to help others with their roofing and sheet metal needs until he was no longer able to do so. Bob worked for the City of Hamilton and then entered retirement from the Janitorial/Maintenance Dept. with the Hamilton Police. He was a gentleman to all that met and knew him, right up until his peacefully passing.

Well done good and faithful servant. The family would like to thank the staff on the Jamesville Unit at Queen’s Garden for the care and compassion shown to Bob Sr. in his final days. Also, for the kind words left on his children’s Facebook pages.

Visitation for Robert, will take place at MARKEY-DERMODY FUNERAL HOME, 1774 King Street East (at Kenilworth) on Monday May 8, 2023, at 10:00 a.m. until the Funeral Service at 11:00 a.m. Robert will be laid to rest at Woodland Cemetery, Burlington, Ontario.

Donations can be made to CNIB Guide Dogs.

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