Poland, Robert “Bob”

April 29, 1948 ~ November 01, 2018

POLAND, Robert “Bob” Kellam -After a long illness and peacefully at home Bob passed away on November 1st 2018 at the age of 70. Beloved husband of Mary Isabelle (Belle) for 38 years. Loving father of Sean (Diane), Derek, Brittany (Trevor) and Robert (Jessica).Cherished grandfather to Courtney, Alissa, Adley and Parker. Dear brother to Don (Pat) Poland and brother-in-law to Heather (Ray) Gambill and Suellen (Cecil) Mills. Survived by many nieces and nephews. Predeceased by parents Amy and Eldridge Poland and Nephew Cpl. Brent Poland. He was a proud Masonic Lodge member for many years. Bob had a passion for farming and enjoyed making memories with his grandchildren.

Family and friends will be received at STEADMAN BROTHERS FUNERAL HOME, Brigden on Monday, November 5, 2018 from 6 to 8pm.

Funeral Details
A private family graveside service will be held at Bear Creek Cemetery.

Sympathy may be expressed through donations to London Health Science Foundation, Kidney foundation or Charity of choice.

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  1. Dear Belle, You and your family are in my heart and mind.

    This will be a difficult Christmas, I’m grateful you have your beautiful, caring family close.
    I’m thinking about you, may the care and love of those around you provide comfort and peace to get you through the days ahead.
    My most sincere condolences on Bobs passing.
    Sharon Leyes

  2. Belle I just saw the notice on Facebook it’s now 20 to 10. I’m so sorry I missed the visitation. Bob was such a great guy and liked to have a lot of fun, travel, work hard and play with his grandchildren and he loved you so much so I’m really sorry for your loss, I’ll give you a call soon !

  3. Belle and family so sorry for your loss belle Brad said he has so many good memories with Bob love Brad and karry Trowbridge 💟

  4. Belle, I’m so sorry to hear about Bob I just went through my Facebook it’s 930 so I am so sorry I missed the visitation …he was a great guy,
    liked to have a lot of fun, all the travelling that you guys did you’ll have so many memories and he was always there for you he was a good friend ….I’ll talk to you soon …..I’ll give you a call soon.💕

  5. Dear Belle and family,
    I am so sorry for your loss, Bob was a good friend and he will be missed by all that had the pleasure of knowing him.
    Rest in Peace Bob

  6. Wishing you our heartfelt condolences to Belle and the Poland family at the loss of Bob.
    We had many a good laugh .
    May he RIP
    God Bless Bob

  7. Dear Belle, Don & Pat and family:

    I am sorry to hear of Bob’s passing. The little time I spent with Bob he seemed a very kind, gentle and free spirit. Sending condolences from Australia at this time for your loss. -Jeff, Nikki and family

  8. Belle & Family: Frank & I are so very sorry for the loss of such a special person in your life. Please accept our condolences. May God surround you and your family with the love of family and friends. God Bless! Leslie & Frank

  9. Belle & Family

    So sorry to read of Bob’s passing, so young & he was always so friendly. It helps to remember all the good times your family had together. Sincere sympathy Marie Sheppard

  10. Dear Belle, Don & Pat and family all:
    Sorry to hear sad news of Bobs passing. 70 years young. Extending my sincere sympathies and hope your heart warm memories bring you comfort at this time . I have good memories of fun loving, caring ,big heart Bob at our Poland family reunions….many years ago. Hugs to you all. Sincerely Carol Poland ( Canmore Alberta)

  11. So sorry for your loss Belle. Sincere condolences to the entire Poland family. Thinking of you all at this very difficult time.
    Kathleen Mogk

  12. Dear Belle and Family,

    So very sorry to hear the sad news about Bob. We know how much he is going to be missed by you and your family and everyone who knew him. Sending you our deepest heartfelt condolences. Love Susan (McKenna) and Michael Grant

  13. So sorry for your loss, Bob was a very dear friend to us, he will be greatly missed,

    Deepest Sympathy from , Len and Pat Kozera and family

  14. So sad to hear this terrible news. Condolences to bobs family I known bob as a good man friend and someone to share a few stories with u will be sadly missed bob R I P

  15. Oh Belle, I’m so sorry, you and Bob will always be in my heart, it was a blessing for sure when we met you in Belize. I’m sorry we couldn’t meet up somewhere else tropical just one more time. Take care of yourself and I am always close online if you need me.

  16. What a wonderful & gentle man Bob was. His smile could touch & warm anyone’s soul.. Bob loved life & his family. He will be truly missed by many…sweet dreams Bob. Love Debi, Ronney & Clint

  17. Belle and family: sending our heartfelt sympathies to you. May your love and memories keep Bob close forever in your hearts.

  18. So Sorry will be sadly missed as Bob was our dear friend. Prayers Belle to you and your family.

  19. Roy and I send our prayers and sympathies to the Belle Brittany and the extended families..we have loved and enjoyed seeing pics of Bob smiling with pride with his grand daughters xoxo memories are forever xoxo so sorry

  20. Dear Belle and family…our thoughts and prayers are with you at this very sad time. Your beautiful memories are forever in the hearts of your family.

  21. Dear Belle and Family,
    We are so very sorry for your loss. Bob was a good friend and neighbor and his visits at the shop will be missed.

  22. Dear Belle and Family, our sincere Sympathy in the passing of Bob. Our thoughts are with you all during this sad time.
    Jeff and Lynn

  23. Mary Belle and family,
    Sorry to hear of Bob’s passing. Cherish all the memories you and your family have made. Know that “Love never dies!”

  24. Our deepest sympathy to all the family on Bob’s passing. Cherish precious memories, and happy times together.

  25. Don and Pat,
    So sorry to read about the passing of your brother/brother-in-law. My thoughts are with you at this sad time. May pleasant memories bring you peace.

  26. Belle and family ….It saddens our family to hear of Bobs passing ,,,our deepest condolences to all he will be missed ,,,hugs for all.