Bob Hamilton
1944 - 2020
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HAMILTON, Bob September 18, 1944 - June 27, 2020 With great sorrow the family announces the passing of Bob. He is terribly missed by his wife Pat of 52 years, daughters Bobbi Walker (Doug) and Tanya; his best friend and grandson Robbie, and his favourite granddaughters Sarah and Brooke; his brother Don (Val) and many other family and friends. Bob retired from Victoria Fire Department as Captain Fire Master Mechanic in August 2003. He was proud to be a part of the VFD family. After retirement Bob spent countless hours with his greatest joy in life, his grandkids. He loved watching the kid's hockey games and his true passion lacrosse games, which Robbie will carry on for his grandpa. His mechanical skills were beyond genius. He restored many cars including a 1954 Ford pickup for Pat and his 1974 Ford pick up for Robbie. Bob was kind, humble and well respected, loved by everyone he met. He would often take a friend, young or old under his wing, with patience and soft-spoken guidance he became a mentor to them. He was always there to help a friend or chat over a cup of coffee. Thank you to the staff at RJH 8 South, for the wonderful care. A very special thank you to Sam Bowie, Larry Mills and Scott Michell (who was like a son to Bob). You are wonderful friends! A Celebration of Life will be held at a later date. Condolences may be offered to the family at

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Published in Victoria Times Colonist from Jul. 11 to Jul. 13, 2020.
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July 17, 2020
"What we have once enjoyed we can never lose. All that we love deeply becomes a part of us."

The love remains.

Keeping you all close in thought & prayer,
Brian & Susan McAdam
July 14, 2020
Deepest condolences from all of the firefighters
on Piers Island. Bob helped us in so many ways for so many years; and I know we were but one of many he mentored and trusted with his knowledge.
Steve Cruise
July 14, 2020
Pat, Jane and I offer our sincere condolences on the passing of your best friend and husband. We hope you find comfort in your family.
Wilf and Jane Bruch
July 12, 2020
Bob, well you where my mentor in my younger years, through putting a wrench in my hands and showing me different way, I ended up following your foot steps and becoming an EVT myself, and also a Firefighter. Thank you for everything you did for me, RIP, We will take it from here, till we meet again.
Mike Price
July 12, 2020
My sincere condolences to Bob's family especially his wife Pat and their children, also his many friends; Bobby was a true and loyal friend who you could always count on for help or to share his expertise to make an automotive repair, he would give his time and if necessary, the shirt off his back !He will surely will be missed and lovingly remembered .
So long Bobby, we'll see you in the hereafter.
Chuck Horne
July 11, 2020
Rest in Peace, Uncle Bob, I will miss you. Love, Wendy
Wendy Dykun
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