Titchner- Robert Franklin of St. Thomas passed away on Tuesday May 7th 2013, at the St. Thomas-Elgin General Hospita , in his 87th year. Beloved husband of 63 years to Patricia (Harrington), dear father of Linda Titchner of St. Thomas, Larry Titchner and his wife Wendy of Toronto, Laurie Cummings and her husband Paul of St. Thomas, and Michael Titchner and his partner Michelle Endaya of Toronto. Dear brother of Edward Titchner. Predeceased by a brother William, and sisters Elizabeth and Alice. Loved grandfather of Jennifer, Laura, Carly, Mark, Matthew and Sofia. Also survived by several nieces and nephews. Bob was born in St. Thomas on September 10, 1926 to the late William and Elizabeth (Poole) Titchner. He worked as a plumber for Rankin’s Plumbing and Heating for many years, after which he operated his own Plumbing and Heating Business. Later he was employed by United Association of Plumber Local 593 and worked in London and surrounding area until his retirement.
Resting at Williams Funeral Home, 45 Elgin St., St. Thomas where funeral service will be held Saturday at 11:00 a.m. Followed by a luncheon. Interment to follow in Elmdale Cemetery. Visitation at the funeral home on Friday evening from 7-9 p.m. In lieu of flowers donations to the Lung Association.