Robert “Bob” Peel

Peel, Robert “Bob” Patrick

Bob passed away at Chatham-Kent Health Alliance with family by his side on July 19, 2018 at the age of 78. Born in Chatham he was the Son of the late Douglas Snell Peel and Patricia Wilson. Loved by the late Judith Crawford of cedar springs, and step-father to Cathy and Michael Crawford. Loving father to Doug Peel of Cedar Springs and grandfather to Carrie-Lynn Peel of London. Brother of Kimberley Wilson, Ken Wilson and the late Kathleen Snelgrove and Jack Kiser. Bob was a skilled hunter, golfer and fisherman who lived for anything involving the outdoors. He operated Bob’s Guide Service, a charter boat on Lake St. Clair for a number of years. He trapped and guided for Big Point Club, Dover. Bob enjoyed teaching Fur Management at St. Clair College. He was elected the treasurer and past president of the Pointe Aux Pins Salmon and Trout Club, Lake Erie. Involved member of the Rondeau Rod and Gun Club, as well as the Dover Rod and Gun Club. Retired Engineer of Navistar, Chatham. Bartender at The CAW Hall, Chatham after retirement. He enjoyed golfing with dear friends for many years. When he wasn’t doing that he would make time to visit the Blenheim Legion to win the meat draw again and again. Bob always had time for people who were important to him. If you met him once you would never forget him. Always a smile, a good joke, and would there to lend a helping hand. He will be missed by many. As per his wishes, cremation has taken place and a celebration of life to be held at a later date.

Donations in Bob’s memory could be made to P.A.W.R. Animal Rescue or Canadian Cancer Society.

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10 Comments on “Robert “Bob” Peel”

  1. We always enjoyed Bob’s company whether here in Chatham-Kent or Florida, hunting or on the golf course.

    Rest in peace Bob

    Joyce and Bill

  2. Sorry for your Doug and family, your dad was a great guy !!! we will miss him but will see him again Penny Urquhart (Elsenpeter)

  3. Dear Doug

    Sorry to read of your father’s death today. I use to run into him once in a while in Dresden and always had a visit with him. Treasure all your fum memories.

    Pat Tiffin

  4. So very sorry Doug to hear of your dads passing. Sending condolences to all the family, especially you and Carrie. Sending healing hugs your way.

  5. My sincere condolences to Bob’s extended family. Everyone knew he was a great guy to be around! It was a privilege to work, golf, tip a couple cold ones and call him a friend! He will truly be missed!

  6. Thinking of Bob’s family and sending our condolences, we are sorry for your loss, he will be missed greatly.

  7. Our condolences to Bob’s family, he will be missed by his many friends and family, Rest In Peace Bob.

  8. Thinking of you with sympathy at this sad time. Bob will enjoy getting together with the old buckhorn cafe gang once again. I know Jim will be pleased to see him.

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