Obituary of Robert Ernest White
February 7, 1933 - August 26, 2023
Robert “Bob” White of Calgary, AB, passed away on Saturday, August 26, 2023 at the age of 90 years. He is survived by his 2nd wife Brenda, his daughter Kathryn Marie and daughter-in-law Angela. He was predeceased by his 1st wife Rose Marie and his son Michael.
He was born in Melville, Saskatchewan and joined the Air Cadets when in his teens. Then had a career in the Royal Canadian Air Force as an Armorer for 27 years. He was promoted from the ranks and ended his military life with the rank of Captain. He served overseas in Morocco, Germany and Sardinia as well as posting thorough out Canada.
He loved “Big Band Music” and recorded "Reel to Reel" tapes of his favorite band leaders. He also loved to travel by road and by sea- cruising the oceans with Brenda and driving to Arizona with Rose Marie.
A graveside service was held on September 6, 2023. Condolences, memories, and photos may be shared and viewed here.
In living memory of Bob White, a tree will be planted in the Ann & Sandy Cross Conservation Area by McInnis & Holloway Funeral Homes, Crowfoot, 82 Crowfoot Circle NW, Calgary, AB T3G 2T3, Telephone: 403-241-0044.