May 22, 2021
It is with great sadness that the family shares the news of the passing of Mr. Robert James ‘Bob’ McGhee on Saturday, May 22, 2021 at the age of 88 years. Known in Red Deer as a sportsman, a sports builder and the Mayor from 1980 – 1992, he quietly and effectively had a great impact on this city and its citizens.
He will be deeply missed. Bob will be lovingly remembered by his daughter, Jan (Andy) and Colleen, Eric and Scott; his son, Bob (Barb) and Jason (Amber) and Jennifer; his son, Bill and his daughter, Sandra; and his special companion, Jane Compton.
Bob was predeceased by his wife, Betty, his parents, a brother, Dick and a sister, Shirley.
The family would like to thank the staff of the Red Deer Regional Hospital Centre, and the Red Deer Hospice, for their care and compassion. If desired, Memorial Donations in Bob’s honour may be made directly to the Red Deer Hospice at www.reddeerhospice.com; the Kerry Wood Nature Centre at www.waskasoopark.ca/donate; or to a Charity of the Donor’s choice.
A Private Family Service will be held. A recorded video of the Service will be available at www.parklandfuneralhome.com at a later date.
Condolences may be sent or viewed at www.parklandfuneralhome.com
Arrangements in care of Parkland Funeral Home and Crematorium, 6287 – 67A Street (Taylor Drive), Red Deer. 403.340.4040.
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