FISHER; Robert Andrew

Robert passed away peacefully at home in Chilliwack, BC on December 25, 2014. He was born on April 21, 1932 in Parry Sound, Ontario and his parents were James and Alice Fisher. Robert was the youngest of 12 children. He was predeceased by his wife Margaret and his grandson Grayson. He will be forever missed by his children; Jean (Brian), Russell, Mark (Sandra), Colin (Nicole), Fiona, Derek (Tara); grandchildren; Morgan (Jamie), Jordan, Raelene, Kimberly (Devon), Marlee, Amelia; great grandchildren Mckenzie and Serah. Robert left Ontario when he was a young man and moved to Vancouver where he met and married Sonia Reese and started his family. He did various jobs until settling into a truck driving job at Imperial Oil Ltd., where he worked for over 25 years. In 1972 Robert moved to Abbotsford and then in 1976 he got the long haul itch and bought his first truck. He spent the rest of his career on the road. In 1985 Robert married Margaret Jessop. Later in his career when the children were older Robert and Margaret would go trucking together, travelling all over the States and Canada; having many fun times stopping over in Vegas or Reno. Robert and Margaret moved to Chilliwack when he retired to be close to children and grandchildren. There will be a Celebration of Life held for Robert at Jubilee Hall, 7989 Bradner Road, Abbotsford on January 31, 2015 from 1:00 – 4:00 pm. In lieu of flowers please donate to a charity of your choice. Online condolences to the family may be made to:

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