Robert Westlake

Obituary of Robert Westlake

WESTLAKE, Robert Charles "Bob"

was born on Jesus' birthday in 1931 and went home to be with Jesus on Monday, September 2, 2019. Bob was a kind, loving man with a huge farmer's heart! He was also known as the chicken whisperer. He was married for 64 years to Florence Joanne (nee Teskey). Proud and loving Dad to Glenn (Laurie), Daniel (Gail), Margaret Koomans (Richard) and Mary Stewart (John). Adored Grandpa of Tonya, Rob (Christy), Jason (Sherri), Amy, Nicole (Shawn), Justin (Tina), Danielle, Rachel (Dave), Jonathan, Matthew, Rebecca and his great grandchildren, Elijah, Aaron, Kaitlyn, Emily, Alexander (Chloe), Dakota, Blake, Madison, Mikayla, Mitchel, Alyssa, Frances, Florence and his great great grandson Ezra. Predeceased by his parents, Charles and Minnie Westlake, and his siblings, Phyllis Neuert (Arnold) and Jack Westlake (Shirley). Survived by his in-laws of Alan Teskey (Sharon), Elaine Rutledge (Bill) and Lea-Anne Lee (Richard). Bob retired after 30 years of service with Chrysler Canada. He was a member of Essex Baptist Church where he served as usher, trustee and deacon over the years. He dedicated his life to his family and will be forever missed. The family would like to give special thanks for the wonderful care Bob received at Windsor Regional Met Campus. Visiting at the Reid Funeral Home and Reception Centre, 87 Maidstone Ave. E., Essex (519-776-4233) on Thursday 2-5 and 7-9 pm and on Friday, September 6, 2019 at Essex Baptist Church, 71 Maidstone Ave. E. Essex from 11:30 am until time of Funeral Service to celebrate Bob's life at 12:30 pm. Pastor Haynes officiating. Interment Victoria Memorial Gardens Cemetery. If desired memorial donations made to Heart and Stroke Foundation, Diabetes Association or the Essex Baptist Church would be appreciated. Family and friends are invited to share their memories online at www.reidfuneralhome.ca

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Thursday
5
September

Visitation 1

2:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Thursday, September 5, 2019
Reid Funeral Home & Reception Centre
87 Maidstone Avenue East
Essex, Ontario, Canada
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Thursday
5
September

Visitation 2

7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Thursday, September 5, 2019
Reid Funeral Home & Reception Centre
87 Maidstone Avenue East
Essex, Ontario, Canada
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Friday
6
September

Service Information

12:30 pm
Friday, September 6, 2019
Essex Baptist Church
71 Maidstone Avenue East
Essex, Ontario, Canada
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Interment Information

Victoria Memorial Gardens Cemetery
1185 Hwy #3
Oldcastle, Ontario, Canada
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