Peacefully at University Hospital on Wednesday, August 8th, 2012, Mr. Robert Alexander “Bob” Barnett of London in his 88th year.  Husband of the late “Mickey” Barnett (2002).  Loving father and true friend of Gary and his wife Gayle of Toronto and David (J.P. Carter) of London. Son of the late Tom and Eva (Hawes) Barnett.  Survived by his sister Jean (Gerry Giovanelli) of Wasaga Beach and sisters-in-law Phyllis Cox, Francis Barnett and many nieces and nephews.  Predeceased by his brothers Bill, Tom and Roy.  Bob was born and raised in  Toronto in the Beaches area.  He served aboard the HMCS Port Hope, as minesweeper operating off Canada’s east coast in World War II.  Bob enjoyed a 25 year marketing career at D.H. Howden, was well liked and a respected mentor to many.  He will be missed by his many ‘Kingston Place’ neighbours, both past and present.  He will be missed also at the Waverly Retirement Home, by his friends, staff and especially his dancing partners.  Special thanks to John Holland for his loving and extra special care during Bob’s final journey.  Visitation will be held at the Westview Funeral Chapel, 709 Wonderland Road North, London, on Monday from 2:00 – 4:00 and 7:00 – 9:00 p.m. as well as one hour prior to the funeral service being conducted in the chapel on Tuesday, August 14th, 2012 at 1:30 p.m. Those wishing to make a donation in memory of Bob are asked to consider the Canadian Cancer Society.  Online condolences may be made at

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