Robert Henry William "Bob" Adams

January 20, 2021

Death announcement

ADAMS, Robert Henry

With his daughters by his side, Bob Adams died peacefully, at Eastholme, Powassan, on Wednesday, January 20, 2021. He was 88 years old. Bob was predeceased by his beloved wife of 63 years, Lois (Odd) (1932-2017). He was the much-loved father of Valerie Morgan (Phil Jarvie) of Restoule, Deborah Erickson (Lee) of Bedford, Nova Scotia and Heather Doyle (Mike Townley) of Restoule; Grandfather of Kaitlyn, Robert, Robyn, Jayne, Jocelyn, Joseph, Shawn and great-grandfather of Madeline, Benjamin, Edward and Claire. He was predeceased by his parents Rose Lillian (Crocker) and Robert Milne Adams. Bob was very close to the Adams and Odd clans… dear brother of the late Gord (Nancy), Florence (Bill d.), Roy ( Helen), the late Fred (Lynn d.). David ( Heather ), George ( Mary), John ( Debbie), Ernie ( Nadine), and Kathy ( Bernie); dear brother in-law of Edna d.( Ivan d.), Clayton d.( Jean ), Norma ( Patrick), George d. ( Michelle).He will be fondly remembered by numerous nieces nephews cousins & friends. Bob’s career spanned 50 years with A&P Food Stores, beginning as a stock boy in Parry Sound and concluding as District Manager in Orillia. Bob and Lois retired to their home on the lake in Restoule where they enjoyed many healthy and active years. They enjoyed being surrounded by family and friends and being very involved in the Anglican Church and the Restoule community. Bob will be remembered as a kind, thoughtful, and funny man. He loved beautiful singing, fiddle and guitar music, sports and the news. He cared deeply for his family and loved watching his children, grandchildren & great-grandchildren grow. Bob was an active member of the Restoule Legion and Lions Club, the Powassan Masonic Lodge and the Rorab Shrine Club. Cremation has taken place. Due to COVID-19 restrictions, a private funeral service will take place at Paul Funeral Home, Powassan on Saturday, January 30 at 11:00 am. The Adams family would like thank the staff of Eastholme for their extraordinary, compassionate care.  In lieu of flowers, memorial donations to the Shriner’s Hospital Canada, the Parkinson Society or Eastholme Residents Fund would be appreciated. To make a donation, to leave a message of support for the family, or for more information, please go to or call PAUL FUNERAL HOME, Powassan at (705)724-2024.

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Funeral Service



Forest Lawn Crematorium

North Bay, ON

ZOOM Memorial/Funeral/Celebration of Life Service
January 30, 2021

11:00 AM
Paul Funeral Home
531 Main Street
Powassan, Ontario P0H 1Z0


Parkinson Canada
4211 Yonge Street, Suite 316, Toronto ON M2P 2A9
Tel: 1-416-227-9700

Eastholme Residents Fund
62 Big Bend Avenue, PO Box 400, Powassan ON P0H1Z0
Tel: 1-705-724-2005

Shriners Hospitals for Children
1003 Decarie Blvd, Montreal QC H4A 0A9
Tel: 1-514-842-4464

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