Robert "Bob" Kendrew Liddell Obituary

Robert "Bob" Kendrew Liddell

<p><strong>Bob Liddell died peacefully in the Crowsnest Pass Long Term Care Unit on September 27, 2020 at the age of 77 after a brief struggle with cancer.</strong></p> <p><strong>A resident of Crowsnest Pass for almost 75 years, Bob was more involved in the community than any of his siblings. He was a cub, a scout, and then a scout leader. This involvement led him, while still a student, to travel across Canada by train to Ottawa for a world scout jamboree. He attended Tuxis Parliament in Edmonton, an experience for aspiring politicians. He became a lifelong member of the Elks, serving several terms as grand exalted ruler, working on countless volunteer projects. Later he was proud to become a Mason, and then a Shriner, again taking various leadership roles. (Also getting to wear a clown suit and drive a mini-car in local parades.) He enjoyed the friendship and fellowship that came with being a member of the Eastern Star and a congregant of the local United Church. Bob was also proud to be elected to serve a term on Coleman town council before amalgamation. He was a member of the local Credit Union board and volunteered to keep the town safe with Citizens on Patrol.</strong></p> <p><strong>Bob graduated from the new Lethbridge Community College with a business certificate, but for most of his working life, he toiled at Phillip&rsquo;s Cables as so many Pass workers did. After Phillip&rsquo;s shut down, he worked for the municipality and for Pass Discount Foods before officially retiring.</strong></p> <p><strong>Bob is survived by his brothers Bill (Elaine), Ken, Wayne and Dave (Joanne); his sister Merilyn; numerous nieces and nephews &ndash; regular and great; and extended family. He was predeceased by his parents, Bill and Helen Liddell; his sisters-in-law Merilyn and Gail; and his nephew Jordy.</strong></p> <p><strong>Bob will be remembered for his great love of family and community; his love of dogs; his love of puns and other groaners; and his telling of questionable jokes. When introducing himself to a child, he would say, &ldquo;My name is Bob. Don&rsquo;t spell it backward.&rdquo;</strong></p> <p><strong>At Bob&rsquo;s request, no funeral services will be held. Donations in Bob&rsquo;s memory can be made to a charity of your choice. Condolences may be registered at <a href="http://www.fantinsfuneralchapel.ca">www.fantinsfuneralchapel.ca</a>.</strong></p> <p align="center"><strong>Fantin&rsquo;s Funeral Chapel entrusted with the arrangements.</strong></p> <p align="center"><strong>(403) 562-8555</strong></p>
April 13, 1943 - September 27, 202004/13/194309/27/2020
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Bob Liddell died peacefully in the Crowsnest Pass Long Term Care Unit on September 27, 2020 at the age of 77 after a brief struggle with cancer.

A resident of Crowsnest Pass for almost 75 years, Bob was more involved in the community than any of his siblings. He was a cub, a scout, and then a scout leader. This involvement led him, while still a student, to travel across Canada by train to Ottawa for a world scout jamboree. He attended Tuxis Parliament in...

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