Robert Joseph Bruno Eadie

Died: Thu., Aug. 6, 2020

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In Loving Memory of
Robert Joseph Bruno Eadie
"Bob, Bobby, Cowboy Bob
and "Manitoulin's Willie Nelson"
January 7, 1939 - August 6, 2020

Bob passed away peacefully at home in Honora on the evening of August 6, 2020 with his family by his side at the age of 81.

Beloved husband of Barbara Ann "Barb" (nee Burnett) Eadie.

Loving father of his only daughter Amanda Eadie.

Son of the late Robert (Bob) and Nina L. (nee Pipher) Eadie.

Dearly missed by sister Doreen (William "Windy")(predeceased) Taylor.

Predeceased by siblings and sibling in laws
Clarence (infant brother) Eadie,
Evelyn "Evey" (Karl Reinguette, Lawrence "Ken" Bailey and Lloyd Morrell) Bailey,
Wilhelmine "Willie" (John) Smith

and half siblings
William "Puddins" Eadie,
Ethel (William "Bill") Alexander,
Albert "Ab" (Verna nee Hallett) Eadie
John "Johnny" Eadie,
Isabella "Izzy" (William "Bill") La Frentz.

Will be sadly missed by many nieces, nephews, friends and musicians.

Bob was born in Green Bush where he was raised until moving to Honora in the 1950's where he loved fishing, hunting, farming, his dog Felix (predeceased) and kitten Miss Kitty, the outdoors, wood working, old cars and spending time with friends.

He retired early due to health conditions however that did not stop him from enjoying his music.
He was known for his Country and Western, Gospel and Old Rock 'n' Roll singing throughout the Island and as far away as Massey.
He helped create the Country 540 Band as well as belonging to many others.

Bob could be found singing for the residents of the Gore Bay and Little Current Manors as well as at the Hope Farm in Mindemoya.
You could find him playing and singing for birthdays, weddings, anniversaries, funerals and any other events he was invited to. Even overbooking himself a few times.
He was even asked to play at the Providence Bay Fair and MC and play at the Massey Fair.
He was especially honoured when he was inducted as a member into the Wall of Fame in 2012 for his country music playing at the Little Current Radio Station.

At Bob's request there will be no services.

In memory of Bob donations can be made to the Manitoulin Centennial Manor, Little Current Legion or Manitoulin Health Centre Auxiliary.

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Linda Bowerman
   Posted Sat August 08, 2020
Dear Barb and Amanda. Sending you my sincere condolences in the passing of your dear husband and father. I believe Bob the entertainer who we all enjoyed listening to is now entertaining our family members in Heaven. May all the precious memories that you have help you now and in the days ahead.

Rick and Gail Gjos
   Posted Sun August 09, 2020
Very sad to read this news. Condolences to you both. May you be comforted by the bushels of memories you have of all the music and events that you took part in over the years!

jackie lapierre
   Posted Sun August 09, 2020
Barb and Amanda and all your family, our sincere condolences to you for the loss of your husband, father and friend. Bob was a great entertainer, we went to many of his music shows, he could practically play any music instrument. On his journey I am sure he will be entertaining many. He will see his beloved dog Felix. May all the special memories you have help you now and in the days ahead. He will be missed by all who knew him.

Lyla mcgaugjey
   Posted Sun August 09, 2020
So sorry for your loss barb and family. Our thoughts and prayers are with you.




Lyla McGaughey.

Marg Walsh
   Posted Mon August 10, 2020
Dear Barb and Amanda,

Sending you my sincere condolences and strength to get through this difficult time.

With warm regards,
Marg Walsh

Marlene Laidley
   Posted Mon August 10, 2020
Condolences to the family.

Angelle Marcotte
   Posted Wed August 12, 2020
How sad to hear this news of Bob leaving us. Rob and I send our condolences to you Barb and Amanda. He was a very special man and will be deeply missed by all his friends. His heart was bigger than life itself.

Robert van der Eyken
   Posted Wed August 12, 2020
My mom (Charmaine Stephens) let me know of your loss. My sincerest condolences. I really wish I had a chance to have known him. What a talented person who must have brought a lot of joy to people's lives. “Music produces a kind of pleasure which human nature cannot do without.” – Confucius

Brenda Hallett
   Posted Sun August 16, 2020
My Deepest Sympathy Barb--Amanda and Family
May Fond Memories give you Comfort and Peace

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