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May 18, 2022

Robert (Bob) Gilchrist of Lucknow died at Sepoy Manor, May 18, 2022, at the age of 83. He will be missed by his family: devoted wife, June (Stewart); daughter-in-law, Denise (loving wife of Grant – d. 2015); and sons, Dale (Marilynne) and Dan (Lorelei). Remembered with love by Carolyn (wife of Murray - d. 1991). Grandfather of Brad (Kristie), Jess (Neil Froats), Erin (Eliakim Hawi), Ellen (Mathias Peel), Cass (Mark O’Neil), and Drew (Kate); and great-grandfather of Peyton, Ella, Allie, Aiden and Liam. Predeceased by his sons, Grant and Murray; brother, Jack; and sister, Shirley McDonald. He is fondly remembered by neighbours, many friends, June’s siblings and their families. Bob farmed most of his life just outside of Lucknow and is well-known to the community. In addition to farming, he operated a farm equipment business, worked as a butcher at Hilray Farms, and operated equipment for Teeswater Concrete and Porters. He volunteered for many years with the agricultural society and served as a member of the board of managers at Lucknow Presbyterian Church. He especially enjoyed his time travelling, square-dancing, log-sawing, playing slo-pitch, bowling, coaching hockey, and meeting with his buddies at Mary’s Restaurant. Visitation will be held at the Lucknow Presbyterian Church, Sunday, May 22, 2022, from 2-4 p.m. and 7-9 p.m. The funeral will be held Monday, May 23, 2022, at the church. Due to allergies and in lieu of flowers, donations to the Lucknow Agricultural Society, Lucknow Presbyterian Church, Wingham and District Hospital or Lucknow Minor Sports, would be greatly appreciated as expressions of sympathy. Interment, South Kinloss Cemetery. Arrangements entrusted to the MacKenzie and McCreath Funeral Home, Lucknow. Condolences on-line at