Robson, William George “Bill”

December 10, 1928 ~ June 23, 2021

ROBSON, William George “Bill” – At the age of 92, passed away on Wednesday, June 23, 2021 at Bluewater Health, Sarnia. Beloved husband and best friend of Joani. Loving father of Billy Robson, David Robson and Bert Robson.  Special grandfather of Emily and Kyle. Dear brother of Ruby Mandryk and Charlotte Robson. Survived by many friends, cousins, nieces and nephews. Bill will be missed by all who knew him. Bill owned Robson Farms in Sombra, which is managed by Bob VanDamme. Bill enjoyed researching on Civil War history, hunting and collecting decoys.

Family and friends will be received at STEADMAN BROTHERS FUNERAL HOME, Brigden. Due to Provincial COVID-19 restrictions, those who wish to attend must RSVP with a time to attend the visitation: Please note that masks/face coverings are mandatory for those in attendance.

Funeral Service
A private funeral service will be held at the funeral home. The service will be streamed on Zoom by the following link:– Meeting ID: 828 1885 8983. Interment will follow at Riverside Cemetery, Sombra.

Sympathy may be expressed through donation to Wilkesport United Church or Shriner Hospitals for Children (Cheques mailed to funeral Home).

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  1. On behalf of the Dunn family I would like to send out deepest condolences to the Robson family. My parents Norah (who nursed with Joy in England and Tony Dunn) along with my brother Michael and myself Ruth Burns, lived at the farm in Sombra when we first arrived in Canada, many, many years ago. We visited often in those early years and were always welcomed with open arms and had great visits. .Very sorry for your loss Ruth Dunn Burns

  2. Sorry to hear of Bills passing. Hope he and Larry are somewhere together telling stories

  3. We wish to express our condolences to my cousins Bert,David and Billy on the passing of your father .
    Our heartfelt thoughts and prayers go out to you and may he rest in peace.
    Love Frances

  4. Robson families sorry for your loss, didn’t realize Bill was remarried. May he be at peace and walking beside Joy at her beloved pond

  5. R.I.P Bill. We sure enjoyed our friendship together over these many years. All the moose hunts, dinners, adventures, stories your family shared with us up at Silvry Moon Lodge. You are now united with your Joy..who brought us all so many smiles. We will still think of you both often & at least once a year, I return to the beautiful gardens you share with the world. Bill & Sylvia Tomlinson

  6. Condolences to the Robson Family, it was a pleasure to know Bill and listen to his adventures! RIP

  7. Bert, David and Billy. So sorry to hear of the passing of your father. May his memory be a blessing.

  8. We are so sorry for your loss and our thoughts and prayers are with the family.

  9. My condolences go out to all the Robson family and his many friends. My regret is that I missed the opportunity before Covid 19 to visit especially during his birthday celebration. I am happy to have taken him to Civil War Graves while he was in the USA attending our family reunion. He had a special interest in history, especially the Civil War. He was pleasant, smart and fun to be around. Joni, he would have been proud of the funeral service. Love you both, William Dobbs

  10. Aunt Joni, we are so sorry about Uncle Bill’s passing. Sorry we won’t be able to be there for you and family. We love you and we loved Uncle Bill. We will be praying for you and the family.

  11. Sorry to hear of Bill’s passing. He was a very helpful and kind neighbour. My condolences to Joni, Bert. Dave and Billy.

  12. To Bill’s Family, we are so sorry to hear about Bill’s passing. He was a legend and always had a good story to tell. He will be missed. Our thoughts are with you during this very difficult time.

  13. Thinking of all of you at this time, Bill was always a great supporter with lots of advice…..I will remember you in my prayers.

  14. Our condolences to Joni, Bert, Dave and Billy. Bill has been a wonderful friend and we will miss his amazing stories from the past.

  15. My condolences go out to all the family.He will be greatly missed.Mr Robson has always been a kind and generous man.So sorry for your loss.

  16. Sorry to hear about Bill , he sure did enjoy everything
    Sympathy to all family
    Michelle , Ryan, Steve Shephard

  17. My deepest Sympathy and Prayers are with you Joani, Bert, David, and Billy and grandchildren. Bill was one of my Stewart cousins and I enjoyed going over the family history with him. RIP Bill.
    Thinking of you all Kay Topliffe Shelley

  18. Really sorry to hear of Bill’s passing,sincere sympathy to his immediate family and extended family and friends.We enjoyed his visits to Ireland and we will miss him dearly.

  19. I am truly sorry for the loss of Bill and offer my condolences to all of your family. John and I enjoyed the times that we spent with Bill and have fond memories of those times. We will miss you Bill, but go in peace.

  20. Thank you Bill for allowing our son and his new wife to be married at the gardens recently. Bill was a very nice man that we met briefly but was so kind during this time. We offer our condolences to the family. Our sincere condolences to Joanie. You are in our thoughts and prayers
    Sincerely Lucie and John Whiting

  21. Always enjoyed talking to Bill at the lake while he fished in his favorite spot. He will be missed.

  22. Sorry to hear this. He was a wonderful man and we enjoyed getting to know him. Sending our thoughts and prayers to the family.

  23. We are so very sorry. Our thoughts and prayers are with all of you. He will never be forgotten and will always be deeply missed.

  24. We are very sorry for the loss of Bill. He was a great neighbour who entertained us often with his stories of farming and of his travels abroad. Know that he is now at peace. He truly was a special man. Sincerely, Neil and Maureen Jeffrey