Regnier, Robert Vincent, a resident ofChatham. Robert (Bob) Regnier died suddenly Thursday August 30, 2012 at the age of 71. Born inWindsor,Ontario, son of the late Urgele Oscar & Almira Marie (Bechard) Regnier. Beloved husband and best friend for 34 years of Helen (Liberty) Regnier. Dear father of two daughters Michelle & Mike Frak,Pain Court; and Sandy & Brian McGorman,London. Cherished grandfather of Amber Frak; and Stuart & Paris McGorman. Also survived by two sons Tim Regnier & his family and Kevin Regnier & his family. Brother of Albert & Velina Regnier;  Ron & Theresa Regnier; Richard & Bonnie Regnier; Patricia Bechard & Sandra Violot. Brother-in-law of Charles & Lillian Liberty; Ben & Lynn Liberty; Patricia & Terry Oster; Linda Richley. Pre-deceased by brothers-in-law Larry Bechard; Randy Violot & Ralph Richley. Bob will be sadly missed by so many extended family members, neighbours and close friends from the Kent Historic Auto Club. Bob was a millwright and was employed at Rockwell/Meritor for 31 years and enjoyed a wonderful retirement for 16 years.  A Memorial Visitation will be held at the Funeral Home,459 St. Clair St.,Chathamon Thursday September 6, 2012 from 2:00-4:00 & 7:00-9:00 p.m. A Memorial Service will be conducted at the Funeral Home on Friday September 7 at 11:00 a.m. Cremation has taken place. Donations in memory of  Bob to the Heart & Stroke Foundation or the Diabetes Association would be appreciated. Online condolences may be left at

 McKinlay Funeral Home,  459 St. Clair Street, Chatham, Ontario   519-351-2040

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