Mr. Robert Charlton, beloved husband of Malie Charlton, passed away on Sunday, July 27, 2014, at the age of 81.
Bob was born on Aug 31, 1932 in Lethbridge to loving parents Robert and Margaret (Pearl) Charlton.
Bob was raised in Fort Macleod and remained there his entire life, working at the family businesses, Charlton Motors and Charlton Transport until his retirement.
Bob’s life centered around his family, motorcycles and planes. He was a pilot, as well enjoyed building and flying intricate model airplanes. He also loved travelling to his favorite places, Hawaii and Nevada, where he went as often as he could.
Bob leaves to mourn his devoted wife of 30 years, Amalia (Malie); children Diane, Robert (Karen) and Leslie; five grandchildren, Sheena, Kayla, Amanda, Aaron and Andrew); one great grandchild, Alexis; brother Brian; sister Marlene; and niece Alexandra.
Mass and prayers will be held at 7 p.m. on Wednesday, July 30, 2014 at Holy Cross Roman Catholic Church, 2604 Third Ave., Fort Macleod.
A memorial service will be held at 11 a.m. on Thursday, July 31, 2014, at Holy Cross Roman Catholic Church, 2604 Third Ave., Fort Macleod, with Father Angelo D’Costa officiating and Rev. Hugh Jack, co-officiating.
Memorial donations may be made to STARS, P.O. Box 570, 1441 Aviation Park, N.E., Lethbridge, T2H 2L2.
Funeral arrangements entrusted to Eden’s Funeral Home. Phone 403-553-3772 or visit www.edensfuneralhome.com.