Passed on March 21, 2019
Peacefully on March 21st, 2019 Robert William Melvin White peacefully passed away at Rosewood Lodge in Stonewall Manitoba. Born on June 25th, 1937, Bob is survived by his sons Derek (Lynette) and Dain (Kristine) and his grandchildren Leontine, Carl, Taylor and Konner. Predeceased by parents Mel and Eva (Barker), daughter Darla in 2007 and wife Vivian (Halen) in 2017. Bob was born in Winnipeg in June 1937 and went to school at Phipps School until grade 9 when he took over their dairy farm at the young age of 15 and milked cows for 42 years. Bob was an active member of the community and served on many organized boards over his life time including counselor for the RM of Rosser for 12 years. As a long- time member of the South Interlake Rockwood Agriculture Society Bob was involved in many projects on the ag grounds. He also liked to collect and restore antique tractors, trucks and toy farm equipment which lead Bob into being one of the founding members of the Rocklands Antique club. Funeral services will be held on Wednesday, March 27th, 2019 @ 1:00 PM at the Stonewall Legion. Donations, in lieu of flowers can be sent to Heart and Stroke Foundation of Manitoba, 6 Donald Street, Winnipeg, Manitoba, R3L 0K6. Special thanks goes out to the hard working staff at Rosewood Lodge in Stonewall who worked hard to keep Bob healthy, happy and comfortable in the last years of his life.
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