ADAMS, Robert “Bob”

Passed away at the Louise Marshall Hospital on Saturday, February 3, 2024, a few days shy of his 84th birthday. Predeceased by his wife June Kovacs. Loving father of Katherine and her husband Jim Dippel of Mount Forest and Stephen Adams of Toronto, and their mother Carol Jessop of Mount Forest. Dear grandfather of Daryl and his partner Brandon of Mount Forest, Michael and his wife Rebecca of California, and Adam of Alberta; great-grandfather of Sophia and Leroy. Predeceased by his parents Edwin and Florence Adams, two sisters: Marion and her husband Gordon Cherry, and Betty and her husband Peter Moorhead. Bob will be missed by his extended family and many friends. Bob was raised on a farm in West Luther Township and lived there until it was sold in 1957. He started working for Canada Packers in Toronto, he had a few jobs following that, including door to door sales, construction, and working at Stelco in Hamilton. Bob was hired by the Ontario Provincial Police in 1961. In 1968 he was transferred to the Ontario Fire Marshall Office, where he worked until his retirement in 1993. Bob is a Charter Member of the Ontario Provincial Police Veteran’s Association, Past Master of the St. Alban’s Lodge, and Past District Secretary of Grey Masonic District. He is a Life Member of Coronation Lodge in Elmvale. Bob enjoyed many social activities including curling, his weekly card games, bus tours and life at the hunt camp. Above all, he loved spending time with his grandchildren and great-grandchildren, savouring every minute. Visitation will be held at the England Funeral Home, 294 Main Street South, Mount Forest on Monday, June 10, 2024, from 2:00-4:00 & 6:00–8:00pm, where a funeral service will be conducted on Tuesday, June 11, 2024 at 11:00am, with visitation from 10:00–10:45am. Those wishing to make a donation in memory of Bob are asked to consider the Louise Marshall Hospital Foundation. England Funeral Home entrusted with arrangements.

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