Robert Edwin Patchett passed away peacefully January 2, 2019 at 79 years. Born May 5, 1939 in Wells, British Columbia. Loving husband and best friend of Lavoine (nee Drummond) for 60 years. Loving father to Lynn (Les) Scotton, Alan (Melissa), Pamela (John) Rougoor and Bradley (Erin). Special grandpa to Victoria (Mario), Daniel (Brittany), Tanya, Mitchell, Jamie (Danielle), Christopher (Jessie), Scott (Kita), Evan, Matthew and Gabe. Papa Bob to Isabel, Emma, Ainsleigh, Riley, Blake, Piper, Myah and Mazey. Predeceased by his parents Edwin and Marie Patchett and his sister Madalyn. Cherished brother of Bernie (Stan) Madore, Ruth Pinnock, Leo (Mary), Norm (Colleen). Brother-in-law to Bernice & Ed Woelk, Shirley McKeen, Barb & Ken Tetzlaff. He will be missed by many nieces and nephews, as well as his many friends. Bob worked for Champion Spark Plug in Windsor and Iowa for 25 years. He continued his manufacturing management career in Michigan and Florida until his retirement in 2006. He was past master of Leamington Masonic Lodge, a Shriner, avid golfer, and had a strong faith. He loved to drive, spending many hours visiting family & friends across Canada and the United States. If you so desire, donations to Wheatley United Church or a charity of your choice would be appreciated by the family. A Memorial Service will be held at Wheatley United Church, 59 Talbot Street West, Wheatley, on Saturday, January 5th 2019 at 11am. A luncheon to follow. Arrangements entrusted to DENNING’S OF WHEATLEY (519-825-7741). Online condolences may be left at www.wheatleyfuneralhome.ca.