Don lived his life striving to always follow the golden rule, loving others as he would wish others to love. He put this into practice daily throughout his teaching career and as a loving husband, father, grandfather, great grandfather, brother, uncle, and friend. His warm smile and gentle touch will be missed.
Passed away peacefully on August 25, 2015 at the age of 83 years with his family by his side. Beloved husband to Patricia (nee Switzer) for 60 years. Devoted father of Christine Robson (Rob Douglas), Brian Service (Beverley), and Guy Service. Proud Papa of Katie Lynn Service (Andrew Tyrrell), Reg Robson (Amie), Phil Robson (Heather), and Laura Service (Wes Swain). Greatgrandpa of Will Robson.
Survived by brothers George Service, and Bill Service (Kathy). Predeceased by brothers Jim Service, and David Service. Missed by many nieces and nephews. Don was a retired teacher from Windsor Business College and St. Clair College. During his retirement, he pursued his artistic talent with like-minded people in the Sun Parlor Wood Carvers Association.
If you so desire, donations made to CARE Canada would be appreciated by the family. A special thanks to the entire team at Seasons Royal Oak Village for all of their compassionate care. Visiting Saturday, September 12, 2015 from 1 pm until the Celebration of his life at 2:30 pm at Families First 3260 Dougall Ave. South Windsor, 519-969-5841. Share memories, photos or make a donation at www.FamiliesFirst.ca
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