Robert Arthur “Bob” Van Nes

Jul 17, 1941 – Apr 19, 2018
On April 19th Heaven received another Angel. Robert (Bob) Arthur Van Nes lost his battle and went peacefully to sleep in Campbell River.

Left with an irreplaceable void in the life of those who knew and loved him are his Wife and Love of 53 years, Joan. His sons Bill (Judy), Ken (Jen), and his daughter Leanne (Alan). He also leaves behind his most precious grandchildren, Amanda, Caroline, Marlee, Evan, Maya, Jacob & Ryan.

Bob also leaves behind so many family and friends that meant the world to him.

Bob was born and raised in Vancouver, B.C. He was raised in a large family of 11! He married the love of his life in 1964 and they raised 3 children in Delta where they had an amazing life filled with love, laughter and friendships to last a lifetime! He retired from BC Tel and carried on that retirement at Robinson Lake in Black Creek, B.C. where he lived out his days.

Bob will always be remembered as an easy going, happy, life of the party kind of guy with a Big Heart and a dance style not many could keep up with. He will never be forgotten!

“So fly he did! And, as he soared he saw the beauty of a whole new world…”

A celebration of life will be held on May 26, 2018 from 1:00-4:00 pm at the Royal Canadian Legion Branch 240 at 2643 128th Street, Surrey, BC.

In lieu of flowers please make a donation in Bob’s name to the Canadian Cancer Society.


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