Robert Curle McKelvie
1931 – 2016
It is with deep sorrow that the family of Robert McKelvie announces his passing on Thursday, March 10, 2016 in Cranbrook at 84 years of age.
Bob was born on March 27, 1931 in Alsask, SK. He was an avid outdoorsman who loved fishing and hunting. After retiring from a 35 year career with BC Hydro, Bob and his wife Lennice moved to Prince George. After Lennice passed away in 2006, Bob moved to Cranbrook. Eventually, he became a resident of Joseph Creek Care Village where he met his beloved companion Elizabeth as well as many other friends.
Bob is survived by his son Al (Jean) McKelvie, daughter Cheryl (Jake) Fehr, daughter Melody McKelvie, son Dale (Lisa) McKelvie, brother Don (Estelle) McKelvie, sister Blanche Bereska, nine grandchildren, seven great grandchildren and his loving companion Elizabeth Kirchhofer. He was predeceased by his wife Lennice McKelvie, brother Hubert McKelvie and his parents Austin and Elwina McKelvie.
A memorial service for Bob was held on March 14, 2016 in Cranbrook. In lieu of flowers, those wishing to make a memorial donation in honour of Bob may do so to the: Prince George Hospice House, 1506 – Ferry Avenue, Prince George, BC, V2L 5H2 or to the: East Kootenay Performing Arts Festival Society, PO Box 65, Cranbrook, BC, V1C 4H6.
Arrangements entrusted to McPherson Funeral Service.
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