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Robert (Rob) Waines

January 28, 1954 - March 17, 2018


On Saturday, March 17, 2018, Mr. Robert (Rob) Garfield Waines of Oliver passed away surrounded by family at the South Okanagan General Hospital at the age of 64 Years.

He was predeceased by his beloved son Joel Waines and parents Robert and Doreen Waines.

Rob will be fondly remembered by his loving family including wife Carola; sons Chris (Stephanie) and Brandon (Lisa); daughters Morgan and Hailey; step-sons Conrad and Tyler (Tonya); grandchildren Alyssa, Avery, Kiera, Bree, Aiden, Jayden, Kaleb and Mackenzie; sisters Laura and Melody as well as many nieces, nephews and extended family.

Rob was a Glazier and worked for many years at Precision Glass. He opened his own glass company, Desert Glass and retired at age 60.

He loved travelling around in his motorhome, camping at various locations in Alberta and BC. His latest vacation was to Cuba with Carola and family, which he loved.

Rob enjoyed fishing and he and Carola spent many hours at different lakes and rivers around Oliver. He was an avid gamer with Far Cry being his favourite, he also enjoyed spending time with his family, listening to music and playing his guitars.

Donations are gratefully accepted for the BC SPCA.

A celebration of life will be held at 1:00 P.M. Saturday March 24, 2018 at the Oliver Community Centre.

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From: Nunes-Pottinger Funeral Service & Crematorium

Nunes-Pottinger Funeral Service Staff send our condolences to family and friends.

From: suzanne morin
Relation: friends

Oh my we are saddened by Rob’s passing, we Dave and Suzanne would like to express our deep feelings, for the family, close friends, and any other, what a great person he was….to young to soon…..all of our love, and support…he will be reunited with Joel…how great is that, his son…..God Bless them both…..

From: Jennifer Connors
Relation: He was my brother in law.

Dearest Rob … You will be missed … Rest in Peace 💙 my condolences to all of your family.

From: Anna Hext
Relation: Friend

I’m very for your loss, my heartfelt condolences to the family . Rob was a wonderful man who will be missed ❤ & hugs to you all

From: Bev Mills

Our deepest love and condolences to Rob’s family. He was a dear friend in childhood – and from my lifetime experience knowing this man – I can honestly say, he was truly one of the best. You will be missed, my friend.

Service Schedule

  Celebration of Life

Date & Time:
March 24, 2018
Beginning at 1:00pm

Oliver Community Centre
6359 Park Drive
Oliver, BC Canada

A celebration of Life will be held at 1:00 P.M. Saturday March 24, 2018 at the Oliver Community Centre.

6359 Park Drive
Oliver, BC Canada

Memorial Gifts

Donations are gratefully accepted for the BC SPCA.

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