LINDSAY, Robert William

May 18, 1948 - March 21, 2020

It is with sorrow and heavy hearts that we announce the passing of our beloved Husband, Father and Grandfather Robert William Lindsay on March 21, 2020 at the age of 71 years. Robert was born in Fergus Ontario May 18th, 1948 and passed away at the University of Alberta Hospital. Robert is survived by his loving wife Vera Lindsay of 42 years, his children James (Michelle) Lindsay of St. Albert AB, Sheila Lindsay (Bruce) Camrose AB, Kevin Lindsay (Nichol) of Fort St. John, BC and David Lindsay of Vancouver BC and his two grandson’s Oliver and Ben Lindsay. Robert’s quick wit made him an entertaining story teller which was always enjoyed by his friends and family. Robert had the biggest heart and would extend a hand to whoever needed it and would never turn down a card game whenever challenged. Robert always looked forward to seeing his family especially his grandchildren. Robert was a well known and respected figure within his community. Being involved in numerous social activities and belonged to the Camrose Fish and Game Association. Robert was predeceased by his parents William and Doris, brothers Ronald, James and brother-in-law Wayne Duffield. He will be missed by his brothers, sisters and in-laws Shirley (Lloyd) Franklin, Karen Lindsay, Joyce Duffield, Marion (George) Whale, Hugh (Leslie) Lindsay, Barrie (Cathy) Lindsay, Norman (Bernice) Lindsay, Brian (Wendy) Lindsay, in-laws Evelyn Long, Deb (Gordon) Smith, David (Marilyn) Long, Garth (Lisa) Long, and many nieces, nephews, great and great-great nieces/nephews. There will be a memorial service to be held in the summer of 2020. If family and friends so desire, memorial contributions in Robert’s memory may be made to Alberta Transplant Institute – University of Alberta RE: Lung Transplant, or to STARS.

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