Robert (Bob) Sneddon, a machinist and long-time resident of London, Ontario, died peacefully on Tuesday, February 1st, 2022, at the age of 78 at Parkwood Palliative Care Unit.
Robert is survived by his loving wife of 57 years, Marilyn Sneddon (née Malcolm); his cherished daughter, Pamela and son-in-law Bob; and he is so proud of his grandchildren, Rachel, Kirsten, and Matthew.
Robert was born on July 4th, 1944, in Glasgow, Scotland to Robert and Margaret Sneddon and is the elder brother of the late Urquhart. In March of 1964, he married Marilyn and in January of1965, he welcomed his daughter, Pamela. He moved to London, Ontario in 1967.
Robert was a devoted husband, father, and grandfather. In his spare time, he enjoyed cooking, golfing, and watching hockey (Go Leafs!). As a youth, he was known for being an incredible swimmer and competed in many competitions during his school years. As a Scotsman, he enjoyed going to local Highland Games, where both his granddaughters participated in the dancing competitions. He was also known to be a great leader and problem-solver, who was known for thinking on his feet at work.
The service to celebrate Bob’s life will be held at the McFarlane & Roberts Funeral Home, Lambeth, 519-652-2020 on Saturday, February 5th, 2022, at 1 pm. Please view the Service Schedule on our Website Obituary Page and RSVP that you would like to attend, also indicating the number in your party. In accordance with the BAO, numbers are restricted to 50 people for the service. If you have any questions, please contact the Funeral Home at 519-652-2020 between 10 am – 6 pm. Your attendance for the service will be confirmed. Face masks or coverings are mandatory. Donations to the Parkwood Palliative Care Unit, 550 Wellington Rd, London, ON N6C 5J1, or the Heart and Stroke Association, 2300 Yonge St Suite 1300, Toronto, ON M4P 1E4 or the Lung Association, 2-639 Southdale Rd E, London, ON N6E 3M2
Many thanks to the nurses and doctors on the Palliative Care Unit at Parkwood. Special thanks to Susan, an extraordinary PSW, Dr. Faulds, and the nursing staff.
****Please be advised we are at capacity for the Celebration of Life for Bob and unable to accept any further registrations. Thank you for your understanding. *****