Darling, Robert

Darling, Robert

October 9th, 2016

Passed away unexpectedly at home on Sunday, October 9th, 2016, in his 63rd year.  Proud father of Michael (Elissa), Jennifer Butler (Ryan) and the late Jeffrey Darling (2007), and grandfather of Layna.  Beloved son of Lois and Glen Darling.  Survived by his brothers Daniel and James.  Sadly missed by his loyal canine companion Bronx.  Rob will be remembered by his extended family and friends.  Visitation will be held on Tuesday from 2:00 – 4:00 and 7:00 - 9:00 p.m. at the WESTVIEW FUNERAL CHAPEL, 709 Wonderland Road North, London, where the funeral service will be conducted on Wednesday, October 12th, 2016 at 1:00 p.m.  Private interment at Woodland Cemetery.  Those wishing to make a donation in Rob’s memory are asked to consider the Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation.

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Judy Gonder Stewart Thoughts and prayers for all the family and friends,
Ed SchalkMike and family so sorry to hear about Big R's passing. Our thoughts and prayers are with you during this difficult time.
Laura & Graham BriscoeThinking of you and your family. Sending our love. Xo
Rick DunnRemembered well. Condolences to all the family.
Jessica & Brad ClarkJen - We are wishing you and your family peace to bring you comfort, courage to face the days ahead and loving memories to forever hold in your hearts. Our thoughts and prayers are with you at this time.
FlandscapeOur deepest condolences to Rob's friends and family. Rob will be greatly missed by those who knew him. Treasure your memories and find peace within them. From the whole Flandscape crew, we will miss you Rob!
David & Bonnie ButlerDear Jen, Michael and family: Holding you close in loving thoughts at this difficult time. Our deepest sympathy. Love Uncle David & Aunt Bonnie
David & Bonnie ButlerDear Jen, Michael and family: Holding you close in loving thoughts at this difficult time. Our deepest sympathy. Love Uncle David & Aunt Bonnie
Kathy WandsJames and family My deepest sympathy on the loss of your brother. My thoughts are with you at this difficult time.
Anne & Paul BouchardJen and Ryan, we were so sorry to read about the passing of your beloved father and father-in-law. Please extend our condolences to your extended families. Remembering you in our thoughts and prayers.
Brenda ThomsonMy most heartfelt condolences to family and friends of Rob. After the initial shock wore off - due to his untimely passing, I can only reflect on what a great friend, confidant, and inspiration my "buddy" was! Rob often said "What would I ever do without my Bronxy".....what will Bronx do without Rob? Rob will be SOOOOOOO missed, but a lot of memories will always remain.
Anne and Steve GuaySteve and I were very sorry to hear about Rob. He had a unique personality, crazy laugh and very soft heart! He was a very special friend to our son Adam! We will all miss him.
Liane Franklin Sincere condolences to Rob's family - very saddened to hear this news. Keep the memories close to your heart.
Nancy PristasI'm so sorry to hear of Rob's sudden passing. My thoughts are with all of the Darling family, and extended family, during this sad time.
Sherri Zavitz and Terry GrahamJen and Mike and Family: Our thoughts are with all of you during this difficult time and loss. Thinking of you and your families. If there is every anything that we can do, please don't hesitate to reach out.
Barbara GibbonDear Glen, Lois and family I am so sorry to hear of the sudden passing of ROB-I have such great memories of all the good times and laughs we shared at hockey he had such an infectious laugh-may he RIP-sincerely Barb Gibbon nd family
Barb & John Farr & familyDear Mike and Family, Please accept our most sincere sympathies on the passing of your Dad. He has left a tremendous legacy in the wonderful son and great guy that you are. We hope your memories, and the love and support of family and friends, will help you through this very difficult and sad time. Big hugs! Barb and John, Matt, Linzi and families
Barbara AxfordJames and Family, I send my sincere condolences to you on the death of your brother Robert, whom I know was near and dear to your heart. My thoughts are with you at this very difficult time. Barbara.
BRIAN CROSSDear Glenn,Lois and family;My mom and I are truly saddened by the very recent passing of my buddy from my highschool days at Westmimister High in London,Ontario from September1968-June 1972,remembering all the great times we all had as members of the Senior Football team under coaches Barry Sanderson and Peter Morningstar ,with our dear principal and dear friend always Mr.Ray Cook as the captain of the ship so to sprak.sorry Mrs darling we had to test drive your brand new 1971 Pontiac c car one Friday night after a Senior Boys Basketball game on our tour towards the Ridout tavern for a few liquid libations.Little did I realize I would meet Robert again while working at CbS equipmemt on Adelaide Strret South,back in the summer of 1983 while driving a truck leased from John Mays for Almatex Paint proceeding nort on Adelaide street while I was walking to angelos on Thompson Road to get something for my lunch that day.What a super truck driver he was,My dad jack said that he could have worked for him anytime from November 1974 -January 19990 while he was the vice presdent for Southwestern Ontario for
Bre CresswellDearest Darling family, Rob will be missed terribly. My dad, Alan, loved him and you all so very much. We are thankful that we had him in our lives and are so saddened to hear of his sudden passing. We are so sorry and hope you all can find some comfort knowing he's at peace. I will never forget his infectious laughter. Sending our sincere condolences and love during this very difficult time.
The Cordell FamilyOur deepest sympathy to the Darling Family on the passing of your dad. Our thoughts & prayers are with you.
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