Robert Thomas Akehurst

Robert Thomas Akehurst

Robert Thomas Akehurst passed away peacefully Wednesday, May 13 at 7:10 pm in G.R. Baker Hospital, Quesnel. Bob was born January 25, 1925 at Hoosier, Saskatchewan to Thomas and Margaret Akehurst. He served his country in World War ll as an upper gunnar, Sqd 426 RCAF. He was the last remaining member of his crew. Bob was also a Free Mason.

Bob was predeceased by his parents, three sisters, his first wife Ethel and grandson Jerry Seiler.

He is survived by his only brother Jim (Joan), his loving wife Shirley; his children Kathleen(Jim) Kemball; Tom (Patty); Teresa Malainey; Aileen Seiler (Mainard); Rex (Lori); daughter in-law Marilyn; and Shirley’s family who also loved him dearly – Elmer Statham, Allan (Elaine) Statham, Hazel Olson, Glenn (Mona) Statham, Arline (Bruce) Foreman, Gwen (Gary) Frederick; brother in-law Gene (Marlene) Roberts; grandchildren, great grandchildren and great great grandchildren.

He was loved by many and will be greatly missed.

No service by his request.

Quesnel Cariboo Observer

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