Robert Canoy

LOVELAND, COLO. Robert "Bobby" Canoy, 47, of Loveland, Colo., died of undisclosed causes Wednesday, Dec. 26, at his home.

Cremation and services have taken place through Viegut Funeral Home of Loveland.

He was born March 21, 1965, in Albuquerque, N.M., to Robert Canoy and Lee (Tillman) Canoy. Bobby graduated from Centerville High School in Centerville. He moved to Arvada, Colo., and then to Loveland in 2009. On April 11, 2012, he married Monique Tesinsky in Loveland. Bobby drove truck for FedEx Freight locally and overland hauling for eight years. He loved riding his Harley and quads/ATVS; he also enjoyed radio-controlled cars and dirt biking.

Bobby is survived by his wife, Monique Canoy of Loveland; father Robert Canoy of Cascade; mother Lee Tillman of Loveland; son Brandon Canoy and stepson Bryan Plant both of Great Falls; stepdaughter Ashley Plant of Great Falls; sister Stacy Canoy-Lloyd of Westminster, Colo.; stepfather Rod Walters of Loveland; stepmother Laura Canoy of Cascade; grandparents Grace and Leighton Canoy of Great Falls; aunts and uncles Dave and Linda Brooks of Great Falls, Tracey and Tom Vansetton of Great Falls and Naomi and Tony Marquez of Arvada; and nieces Tawnee, Gracie, and Maddie.

Memorials may be sent to the Robert E. Canoy Memorial Fund in care of Viegut Funeral Home, 1616 N. Lincoln Ave., Loveland, CO 80538

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Published in Great Falls Tribune on Jan. 3, 2013