Edward McKenzie
B: 1967-10-12
D: 2019-04-14
View Details
McKenzie, Edward
Graziano Luppi
B: 1953-06-19
D: 2019-04-14
View Details
Luppi, Graziano
Vivien Jackson
B: 1939-03-12
D: 2019-04-12
View Details
Jackson, Vivien
Wilfried Haensel
B: 1930-11-22
D: 2019-04-12
View Details
Haensel, Wilfried
Christina Mason
B: 1943-12-19
D: 2019-04-11
View Details
Mason, Christina
Elgin MacKinnon
B: 1959-07-02
D: 2019-04-11
View Details
MacKinnon, Elgin
Violet Short
B: 1929-07-22
D: 2019-04-10
View Details
Short, Violet
Richard Kirkland
B: 1953-07-05
D: 2019-04-08
View Details
Kirkland, Richard
Joan Barth
B: 1936-04-03
D: 2019-04-07
View Details
Barth, Joan
Richard Olszak
B: 1946-09-14
D: 2019-04-07
View Details
Olszak, Richard
Ismael Picazo
B: 1962-10-30
D: 2019-04-06
View Details
Picazo, Ismael
Randolph Tarrant
B: 1963-03-10
D: 2019-04-06
View Details
Tarrant, Randolph
Michael Bangs
B: 1946-12-11
D: 2019-04-06
View Details
Bangs, Michael
Gary Hamer
B: 1955-05-18
D: 2019-04-06
View Details
Hamer, Gary
Eveleyn Curran
B: 1923-02-22
D: 2019-04-05
View Details
Curran, Eveleyn
Cathryn Cloak
B: 1952-01-02
D: 2019-04-05
View Details
Cloak, Cathryn
Darin Swain
B: 1984-12-22
D: 2019-04-05
View Details
Swain, Darin
Robert "Bob" Wilson
B: 1941-01-09
D: 2019-04-05
View Details
Wilson, Robert "Bob"
Edna Fisher
B: 1925-10-27
D: 2019-04-03
View Details
Fisher, Edna
Deborah Mehler
B: 1969-11-12
D: 2019-04-02
View Details
Mehler, Deborah
Austin Burtis
B: 1998-07-24
D: 2019-04-02
View Details
Burtis, Austin


Use the form above to find your loved one. You can search using the name of your loved one, or any family name for current or past services entrusted to our firm.

Click here to view all obituaries
Search Obituaries
105-4715 13th Street NE
Phone: (403) 277-7343
Fax: (403) 718-1971

Robert "Bob" Edgar Wilson

Thursday, January 9th, 1941 - Friday, April 5th, 2019
Recommend this to your friends.
Share via:

Sign in to the Family Interactive Login

The Family Interactive feature enhances An Amazing Life. Authorized family members can securely access their loved one's memorial website settings at any time.

Share Book of Memories with a Friend

Please enter the name and email details so that we can send your friend a link to the online tribute. No names or addresses will be collected by using this service.

Email Sent

Your email has been sent.

To make your contribution to Robert "Bob" Wilson's online memorial, sign in using one of the following options:

Sign in with Facebook


Or sign in with your email address

Your condolence has been posted successfully

Provide comfort for the family of Robert "Bob" Wilson with a meaningful gesture of sympathy.

No Thanks

Send Flowers
Guaranteed hand delivery by a local florist


Robert “Bob” E. Wilson
January 9, 1941 – April 5, 2019

It is with deep sorrow that we announce the passing of Bob on April 5, 2019 at the Foothills Country Hospice at the age of 78 after a long and hard fought battle with cancer.

Bob will forever be remembered by his partner in life Louise Gale and her family (whom he called his own) daughters Tanice Belding and Jodie Berrington; grandchildren Carlee Belding, Blake Belding and Allie Kulba and great grandson Benett. He is also survived by his sister Helen (Henry) Kroker, brother in law Bob Weller, numerous nieces and nephews, extended family and many, many friends. Bob was predeceased by his sister Yvonne Weller in 2003.

Bob was born at New Brigden, Alberta January 9, 1941 to John Edgar (Ed) Wilson and Lea Blanche Lemire. He lived on the family farm until June 1968 when he moved to Calgary (with then wife Joyce) to manage Rudiger Ranch, a purebred Charolais operation, until 1970. In the fall of 1971 he began a career with Transcon Livestock Corp., a purebred cattle sales management company, that was to last for approximately 40 years. Bob traveled many thousands of miles doing a job he greatly enjoyed. During this time he made many life long friends all across Canada and a very deep and special bond with Rodney James, Bob and Heather James and Jay Good. He also worked for a short time at the Calgary Stockyards, for two years with his cousin Harvey Bourassa, order buying cattle, and as an insurance adjuster for Agriculture Financial Services Corp.

In 1991 Bob moved to Okotoks to live with Louise. Her family also lived in Okotoks and this new found family gave him a different purpose that he enjoyed very much. The greatest joy and light of Bob's life was granddaughter Allie who came into his life as a baby. He did all the things with her that he missed by not having a family of his own.

Bob was a mentor and friend to so many of us. When it came to dignity and integrity and how to set an example of how to treat others, Bob Wilson was a giant of a man.

A Celebration of Life will be held for Bob on Wednesday, April 17, 2019 at 1:00 pm at the Foothills Centennial Center (#4-204 Community Way, Okotoks, AB).

Thank you to everyone at Foothills Country Hospice for the tender and compassionate care you gave Bob in his last few weeks. In lieu of flowers donations may be made in Bob's memory to Foothills Country Hospice, Box 274, Okotoks, AB T1S 1A5 ( or a charity of your choice.

To view and share photos, condolences and stories of Robert "Bob" please visit Arrangements entrusted to the care of Choice Memorial Cremation & Funeral Services (403) 277-7343.
Read Less

Service Details


We encourage you to share your most beloved memories of Robert "Bob" here, so that the family and other loved ones can always see it. You can upload cherished photographs, or share your favorite stories, and can even comment on those shared by others.

Private Condolence
Provide comfort for the family of Robert "Bob" Edgar Wilson by sending flowers.
Guaranteed hand delivery by a local florist

Holly Doan

Posted at 06:57pm
Bob, my friend, you are going to be missed greatly. I have so many fond memories that I will cherish forever. I will forever remember you taking Cameron, Austin and Allie for ice creams or us sneaking away from our deliveries to go get a McDonald’s coffee. I’m happy to see you not suffering anymore and resting in Heaven🙏 Love you Bob, till we meet again❤️❤️❤️

Photos & Videos

Photo Album