Robert passed away at the Kimberley Special Care Home (The Pines) in Kimberley on Thursday, September 4, 2014 at the age of 67 years.
Robert was born in Kimberley, BC on June 30, 1947, the second son of Jesse and Wilf Stone of Chapman Camp (Kimberley). Robert enjoyed hockey and loved the outdoors including fishing, hunting and hiking. He loved being out at Moyie at the family cabin. Robert attended school in Kimberley and then BCIT in Burnaby taking an apprenticeship in Carpentry. Robert enjoyed carving and refinishing furniture. He spent many a hour at the Cranbrook Arena watching his son Shaun play hockey.
Robert leaves to mourn his passing his son; Shaun (Aimee) and grandson Kade of Sherwood Park, Alberta; his brother Wayne (Barbara) of Moyie and nephew Blair (Karena) Stone and niece Brenda Stone (Kerry Fisher). Robert also leaves numerous Stone, McKay and Hay cousins.
A Memorial Service for Robert will be held on Saturday, September 20, 2014 at 11:00 am at Mark Memorial Funeral Home in Cranbrook. A private family graveside will follow the service. Condolences may be left for the family at www.markmemorial.com.
The family would like to thank The Pines, Kimberley Special Care Home for the fantastic care Robert received there for the past four years. If friends desire, memorial donations may be made in Robert’s name to “The Pines Memorial Society” 386 – 2nd Ave., Kimberley, BC V1A 2Z8.