White, Robert Arthur

April 07, 1937 ~ June 23, 2022

WHITE, Robert Arthur – Age 85 of Oil springs, passed away on Thursday, June 23, 2022 at Riverview Gardens, Chatham. Beloved husband of Leva (Coutts) for 50 years. Loving father of Shane and Ryan (Colleen). Dear brother of Carol Ann white and brother-in-law of Jim (Nancy) Coutts, Ethel (Carl) Lister and Carolyn Coutts. Bob is predeceased by his parents Robert and Caroline White, brother James and brother-in-law Bruce Coutts. Survived by many friends, cousins, nieces, and nephews. Bob worked at Imperial Oil for almost 30 years and was a Scout leader for over 20 years. He will be missed by all who knew him.

Funeral Details
Cremation has taken place. A private family gathering has taken place.

Sympathy may be expressed through donations to First Petrolia Scouting or Faith Trinity United Church – Faith Missions.

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  1. Leva and family,
    Sorry to hear of Bob’s passing. Bill and I will keep you in our thoughts. May the memories you hold in your heart give you peace.

  2. On behalf of Ionne & myself and all of Bob’s former classmates at Watford District High School(WDHS), I extend sincere condolences to Leva and all of their extended families. Bob was a well-liked and much-respected classmate. Joe Woodall…Lambeth,ON.

  3. Leva and boys: So very sorry to hear of the passing of Bob. He will certainly be missed by all who knew and loved him
    Thoughts and prayers to all of you and condolences to all.

    Dianne McLean and Carl Gadsby

  4. WE are so sorry to hear about Robert. He will be missed by all who knew him and that is quite a few. He was a great Scout Leader in Oil Springs when our son Paul was in Scouts. Our condolences to the family. Hugs Leva.

  5. Prayers and thoughts are with you at this difficult time. Our condolences to the family.
    Linda and Ronald Havens

  6. Leva, Shane, Ryan and family. So sorry to hear of Bob’s passing. We certainly shared many fun times together through Scouting. He was a wonderful person to share time with and he will be missed.
    Sincerely, Jim

  7. Leva and Family: Thoughts and prayers are with you at this time of sorrow and loss of a husband and father. I’m happy to have known Bob through Scouting. I know that the last few years have been pretty tough. May he now rest in peace and may you all have good memories. From ‘Petals’

  8. sincere sympathy to you Carol and your family, thinking of you at this sad time Carol,Allan Morwood

  9. We know the heartbreak of losing a beloved one. Our thoughts and prayers are with all of you…Bob & Gloria

  10. We are so sorry to hear of Bob’s passing. Our thoughts and prayers are with Leva, Shane and Ryan at this time.

  11. Leva and family
    We are so sorry for the loss of Bob. He was a great guy always lending a hand working tirelessly with us at any church function. He will be sorely missed!
    Take care
    Wayne and Mary Jane Lambrecht

  12. Leva, Shane, Ryan and family – please accept our deepest condolences on the passing of Bob. Bob was such a nice man – he will be missed. Jim and Colleen McLean

  13. Leva, Shane & Ryan, So sorry to hear of your husband/father passing away. Will always remember the good neighbor and friend he was for many years that I lived in Oil Springs. My condolences and prayers are with you at this time.
    Debra May & Murray Reeve

  14. Leva, Ryan, Shane and all of Bob’s family. We are so sorry for your loss. Bob was a good and friendly neighbour.
    Terry and Anne Warwick

  15. Leva and family:
    So sorry to learn of Bob’s passing. He was such a likeable person. Keeping you all in our prayers.
    Earle & Bev

  16. Leva , Shane and Ryan plus your whole Family I’m so sorry to hear about the passing of Bob . Bob has been a great neighbour for yrs and he loved to chat when seeing him on the street. Thinking of you all at this difficult time ! Hugs to everyone Love Always Maureen Bailey and Family xoxo

  17. Leva and family,
    So sorry to read about Bob’s passing. Our thoughts are with you at this sad time. May pleasant memories bring you peace.
    Michael and Cathy