Robert “Bob” Campbell

Published September 22, 2021

Robert “Bob” Campbell

Monday, May 28th, 1928 Thursday, September 9th, 2021

The family of Bob wishes to announce his passing on Sept. 9, 2021. He is survived by his wife June, his children David, Barbara and Andrew, his grandchildren James, Maggie, Sara and Joey. He is also survived by his brother James and his sister Jean. He was predeceased by his twin brother Bill, his sister Joyce and his brother Donald.

Bob was a retired engineer, a former company president, and an author. He obtained his Bachelor of Science degree from Queen’s University Kingston, Ontario and his Masters of Engineering from the University of California at Berkeley. He began his government career with the Ontario Ministry of Transport as a chief of a survey party. Prior to ending his government career he was Director of Implementation with the Transport Canada Research and Development agency in Montreal, Quebec. Bob was the founding Chairman of the Canadian Committee on Street and Highway Sign Standardization. His research paper on Highway Design Economics was judged among the top three in an international research competition sponsored by the Institute of Traffic Engineers, USA. Bob was the founding President of Greenwood Estates, a Nova Scotia real estate development company. He was the author of three (and co-author of two) books that covered Canadian and Scottish history of many Glengarry families and clans. After his retirement Bob became Founding President of the Canada Campbell Foundation, as well as the Canada Veterans Hall of Valour. In 2007 Bob was awarded the ‘Sir John A. MacDonald Award’ as Scot of the Year by the St. Andrew’s Society of Ottawa.

A family graveside service will be held September 26, 2021 at 3 pm at the Maxville Cemetery. In response to Covid-19 public health directives masks and social distancing will be required. Service arrangements are under the care and direction of Munro & Morris Funeral Homes, Maxville Ontario. Donations to the Perley and Rideau Veterans’ Health Centre Foundation would be appreciated by the family.

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