Eyre, Robert Gibson, (Jan. 31, 2018)

Robert Gibson Eyre passed away peacefully at London Health Sciences Centre – Victoria Hospital on Wednesday, January 31, 2018, at the age of 79 following complications from surgery. Loving father of Patti (Dan) Helps. Cherished grandfather of Katie and Ben Helps. Dear brother of Don (Ruth) Eyre and Ken (Donna) Eyre. Remembered by dear friend and companion Dart Hartgerink, sisters-in-law Pat Brett, Nancy (Terry) Dowd, and several nieces and nephews. Predeceased by his first wife Sandra and second wife Kathryn, parents William and Doris Eyre, sister Janet Thompson, and niece Carol Eyre. Bob was a retiree from Imperial Oil Ltd. and was a longtime member of Dunlop United Church where he sang in the choir, and he was a member at the Sarnia Golf and Curling Club. He was a resident of Boca Ciega Park in Largo, Florida in the winter months. Bob will be dearly missed by all his family and friends. Cremation has taken place. Family and friends will be received at SMITH FUNERAL HOME, 1576 London Line, Sarnia, on Friday, February 2, 2018, from 7:00 to 9:00 p.m. A memorial service will be held at DUNLOP UNITED CHURCH, 757 Rosedale Ave., Sarnia, on Saturday, February 3, 2018, at 1:00 p.m. A private family interment will be held at a later date. Sympathy may be expressed through donations to St. Joseph’s Hospice (cheques only at the funeral home please).

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