McCAIG, Robert James – Of Guelph, passed away peacefully at the Guelph General Hospital on Monday, September 5, 2016, in his 88th year.
Beloved husband of 67 years to Doris Irene (nee Schwartz) who passed away on August 21, 2016. Loving father of Dave (Judy) McCaig, Murray (Lynette) McCaig, Nancy Worton (John Brooks), Doug (Terry) McCaig and Paul (Carol Ann) McCaig. Loved grandfather of Brian (Sara), Susanne (Adrian), Pamela (Joel), Grant (Kelly), Matthew (Victoria), Kyle (Melissa), Brittany, Blake, Ashley (Tim), Courtney and the late Christopher. Cherished great grandfather of Hamish, Maeve, Jaden, Jenna, Carter, Joey, Parker, Cole, Ava, Wyatt, Leah, Hannah and Hudson. Dear brother of the late Mary McCormick (Roy Mason), the late Donald (Beatrice) McCaig, Lois (Doug) Mast and late Jean (Bruce) Simmons. Will be sadly missed by many nieces, nephews, extended family and friends. Robert was a longtime member of Duff’s Presbyterian Church, former Puslinch Councilor and a successful dairy farmer.
Friends will be received at the WALL-CUSTANCE FUNERAL HOME & CHAPEL, 206 Norfolk St., Guelph on Sunday, September 11, 2016 from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. and at Duff’s Presbyterian Church on Monday, September 12, 2016 from 12:30-1:30 p.m. Funeral service will be held at 1:30 p.m. Reception to follow in Nanson Hall. Memorial contributions to the Duff’s Presbyterian Church Tower Restoration Fund, the Foundation of the Guelph General Hospital or the charity of your choice would be appreciated.