Robert (Bob) Ernest Metcalfe of Stratford, passed away on Sunday, January 10, 2016 at the St. Marys Memorial Hospital at the age of 85. Born on February 18, 1930, son of the late Sherwood (Mike) Metcalfe and the former Bessie Morris. Bob worked at Blackstone in Stratford for a number of years. Loving husband to Elizabeth Metcalfe (nee McFarland) for 67 years. Father to Elaine Linton (Bill), Linda Campbell (Russ), Robert Wayne Metcalfe (Karen), Jennifer Metcalfe (Shawn Newell), Jamie Metcalfe (Angie) and Gary Metcalfe. Bob is survived by his sister Barb Walker, 18 grandchildren, 9 great grandchildren and was an uncle to many nieces and nephews. Predeceased by his granddaughter Angela Metcalfe, sister Marie Tracey, brothers Morris, Glen, Russ and Bruce and by brother-in-law Ralph Walker. Cremation has taken place. Friends may gather for a celebration of Bobs life at the Royal Canadian Legion, Branch 8, 207 St. Patrick St., Stratford, on Sunday, January 17, between the hours of 12 noon and 4 pm. Memorial donations may be made to the Canadian Cancer Society through the W.G. Young Funeral Home, 430 Huron St., Stratford. 519.271.7411 Bob wasnt a famous man, he wasnt a millionaire, but we will never forget his hard head, sharp tongue and humorous streak. Farewell dummy, you will be missed.
Celebration of Life
Sunday, January 17, 2016
12 noon – 4 p.m.
Royal Canadian Legion Branch #8
207 St. Patrick Street, Stratford

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Canadian Cancer Society

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