Robert (Bob) Bullen

Robert (Bob) Bullen

Passed away peacefully on January 24, 2014 at St.Joseph’s Hospital in Comox, B.C.  Bob was predeceased by his parents Jean and George Clark, his brothers: Donald Clark and Glenn “Bump Bump” Bullen and his son: Glenn “Sac” Bullen.  Bob is survived by his loving wife, Jan of 35 years; Children: Valerie (Wayne) Willman, Bobby (Marilyn) Bullen, Lynn (Ron) Evans, John (Jen) Bullen, Cathy (Rory) Scott and Derin (Leigh Anne) Lowe.  Sister Diana (Lanny) Seaton and sister-in-law Sally Bullen, 10 grandchildren and 12 great-grandchildren (and growing) and many nieces and nephews.

Bob retired at 59, after 40 years working with the IWA.  Starting at BC Forest Products in Victoria and then Sooke Forest Products as a saw filer and finishing his career at Fields Sawmill in Courtenay.

Bob loved camping, gardening, raising chickens and pigeons, fishing, hunting, golf and skiing.  He was very generous with his stained glass creations such as lamps, ornaments and designs making sure he made something for everyone.  He also had a small saw hammering/filing business where he met many friends. 

Bob and Jan travelled by truck and camper to many lovely spots on Vancouver Island and across Canada.  They also enjoyed travel to Mexico, Norway, Costa Rica, Florida and Hawaii. 

Bob will be remembered fondly for his quick wit and comedic one liners such as: “I’ll see you on the first….first chance I get”. 

In lieu of flowers, donations can be made to the Queen Alexandra Foundation for Children, 2400 Arbutus Road, Victoria, B.C. V8N 1V7   250-519-6977.

A Celebration of Life will be held at Piercy’s-Mt.Washington Funeral Home on Saturday, February 8th at 1:00pm at 440 England Avenue, Courtenay, B.C.  V9N 2N1.


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