Sadly, the family wishes to announce the passing of Robert Charles Lidbetter, in his 88th year, on September 29, 2021, at Simcoe, Ontario. Son of the late Francis Charles Lidbetter and Minnie Belle Curley.
Robert (Bob) was also predeceased by his wife of 65 years, Corinne (2018) and his son, Robert Charles Lidbetter Jr. and daughter-in-law, Cheryl Anne (Street) Lidbetter (1982).
He will be missed by brother, Donald and sister-in-law, Carol Lidbetter.
Cherished Dad of Deborah (Stuart) Kerman, James (Karyn) Lidbetter, Joanne (Ken Glass) Mackenzie, Dawn (Roman Fabisiak) Bodine, Sharon (Marilyn Meyer) Lidbetter.
Dear grampa to Angela (Jim) Leitch, Lyndsay Kerman, Ryan (Heather Wolbert) Lidbetter, Kadie (Justin Burnett) Lidbetter, Jessica (Tyler) Boyd, Matthew (Nicole) Mackenzie and Lauralee Fabisiak.
Loving Grampa "2" of Emily Leitch, Billy Leitch, Briar Lidbetter, Connor Boyd, Hanley Shaunesy, Arianna Sinden and Max Mackenzie.
Thanks to Bobby & Lynn H. and Willy & Diane A. for being such good neighbours to Mom and Dad for many years. A special note of appreciation to all the doctors and staff at Norfolk General Hospital, in Simcoe, Ontario.
Cremation has taken place. Private family interment at a later date.
Arrangements entrusted to Williams Funeral Services, Ridgeway, Ontario.
If anyone wishes, donations in memory of Bob, to The Juravinski Cancer Centre or the charity of one's choice would be appreciated by the family.