Bob passed away at Kootenay Lake Hospital after a short illness at the age of 87. Predeceased by his parents Bob and Gerda Pickering, Granite Rd, Nelson BC.
He is survived by his loving wife of 65 years Gladys (James), son Jim (Donna), his brothers Gordon (Pat), and Jerry, nephew Tracy and niece Leah, cousin Bruce (Vicky), and many friends and relatives.
He spent his career working at the Department of Highways and Imperial Oil. He was active in Nelson Minor Hockey, Little League baseball, woodworking and especially helping others.
Many thanks to the support of all the hospital staff, a special thanks to Dave and Linda Brown another special thanks to Dr. Kevin McKechnie.
No service by request. Donations may be made to Nelson Minor Hockey, Nelson Leafs, PO Box 311, Nelson, B.C. V1L 5R2 or a charity of choice.
Online condolences may be expressed at www.thompsonfs.ca
Ben Williams of Thompson Funeral Service
has been entrusted with the cremation arrangements.