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Robert J Hibbitts

Passed 04/08/2019

Obituary for Robert J Hibbitts

With heavy hearts we share that our father, Robert (Bob)Joseph Hibbitts passed away peacefully and surrounded by family, April 8, 2019.
Born in Halifax, he was the son of the late Thomas and Mary Hibbitts, having lived most of his life in Fall River, he married his childhood sweetheart Maxine (Lively) and raised 4 daughters (and many of their friends). He was a volunteer superhero with LWF Fire Station for 26 years, most of them as Deputy Fire Chief. After 30 years, he retired from CN Rail, he moved on to drive access buses for Satelite Taxi and Need-A-Lift, a job he loved, with people he adored.
He is survived by daughters Brenda, Halifax, Bobbi (Barry), Lantz, Stephanie (Craig) Fall River, Sister Jo-Ann (Dexter) Oldham.
Grandson Michael, Halifax, grandaughter, Lauren (Adam) great granddaughters Phoenix and Iris, Dartmouth. Nieces, Nephews, Cousins, Aunts and Uncles across mainland Nova Scotia, Cape Breton, Ontario and Newfoundland.
He was predeceased by his wife Maxine, daughter Natalie, nephew Joey.
Cremation has taken place under the care and direction of Donald K. Walker Funeral Directors Ltd.
A service will be will held Saturday April 20th 2:00pm at St. Thomas Church 3534 Hwy 2 Fletchers Lake, Nova Scotia.
A special thank you to the staff of the Cobequid
Multi-Service Centre and QE Infirmary. Donations can be made to any Tim Hortons Camp.

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Deepest sympathy to Bob's family. Bob was a great friend while we were in Fall River in the '80's. I met Bob in the fire dept. and we became good friends. He was a great soul and kind person. We had some very good times together. Our daughter Lisa also knew Bob and Maxine as she attended day care and would come home telling her stories of her day with Mrs. Hibbitts. Of course Lisa also spent time with me at the fire hall "with the guys" Rest in peace my friend...Dave D.
- Dave Delaney
So sad to hear of Bob's passing. I have such fond memories of he and Maxine and the girls. He was truly a gentleman, such a kind and sweet soul.
- Linda MacLeod
Stephanie I am sending my condolences to you and your family. Sorry for you loss.
- Rhonda Cottrell
Sorry to hear about his passing .There is not a time that he would not stop to say hi and give you a nice hug I will never have a tim hortons coffee again without thinking of my cousin Bobby .
- Nancy Daigle
Brenda and family, So sorry to hear your Dad is gone. Bob was such a pleasant man. It was such a pleasure to have known him. Please accept our most sincere sympathies at such a sad time. Eleanor and Sarah
- Eleanor Campbell
My sincere condolences, So sorry to hear this sad news of your dads passing. He defiantly was one of the finest gentlemen I've known. Take comfort in knowing he is resting with your mom and Nat, and You have a beautiful trio of angels watching over you. Sorry, I'll be out of town for the funeral on the 20th, my thoughts and prayers are with you all.
- Judy Pittman
A gentle soul who lived in our midst and will be missed. Condolences to the family and God bless.
- Sandra Carr
He was such a gentleman. He would always drive my cousin & I home. He would say something silly just to get you to laugh. When he did I would think of my late brother & my dad as they would do similar things just to get a laugh! He will be missed.
- Mary Cooke

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