April 11, 1955 – August 5, 1993
The family announces with deep sorrow the passing of Robert (Bob) Willard on August 5, 1993 at the age of 38 years. Belived husband of Kelly Sherry and loving father of Joshua and Breanna. Faithful son of Beatrice and Archie Willard of New Liskeard, Ontario.
Survived by sisters Betty Robb (husband Paul), Dundas, Ontario; Rosalie Johnston (husband Brian), North Bay, Ontario; and Lorraine Willard, Thunder Bay, Ontario; and by his brothers Eddie (wife Leah); and Ernie (wife Carol) of New Liskeard, Ontario.
Also survived by his grandmother Lillian Willard of New Liskeard, Ontario. Lovingly remembered by nieces and nephews. Cherished son-in-law of Frank and Ann Sherry of North Bay, Ontario.
Bob was a dedicated professor of the Television Broadcasting Program at Canadore College for the past 12 years. He was well known and respected throughout the broadcasting community in Ontario. He was also the past president of the North Bay Historical Society. Bob will be greatly missed by all former students and fellow colleagues whose lives he has touched with his caring nature.
Donations to the Canadian Cancer Society Northeastern Regional Cancer Centre would be gratefully appreciated by the family. Funeral arrangements are incomplete at this time. For further informattion please contact McGuinty Funeral Home, North Bay, Ontario.
Bob was cremated, and a funeral mass was celebrated at the ProCathedral of the Assumption on August 9, 1993.