ROBERT CLEMENT ANDERSON – BOB
After a valiant battle with
multiple myeloma, Bob passed
to his heavenly home on Friday morning, August 03, 2012.
Bob was born in Kelowna on
November 23rd, 1942, to
George and Alice (Clement)
Anderson. Bob graduated from Kelowna High School in 1960 and attended The Baptist
Leadership Training School in
Calgary in 1961 – 1962.
Then Bob continued his
post-secondary education by
obtaining degres and training
at the following schools: a BA at UBC, Vancouver, in 1965; the professional year of teacher training at UBC in 1967; a MA at UBC in 1970; and Ed.D. at Brigham Young University, Provo, Utah, in 1986; and a registered psychologist in the province of British Columbia in 1988.
During his years of teaching and counselling, Bob worked at the following places: Connaught Junior Secondary, Prince George, 1970 – 1971; J.L. Jackson, Salmon Arm, 1971 to January, 1979; Eagle River Secondary, Sicamous,
February, 1979 to 1982; Central Okanagan School District, Kelowna – district school psychologist – 1982 to June, 2001. Although Bob retired from counselling in the education
system in June, 2001, he continued as a counsellor in his private practice until 2006.
Bob was a member of the Kelowna First Baptist Church for 51 years. Bob believed that whatever happened was an
expression of God’s love and in His will.
Bob is survived by his wife Linda (Wedel), his children:
Renae (Jeff) Bendixsen; Daniel (Aimee), and David (fiancee Jessica); and his grandchildren: Kylie, Stephen and Jordan. Bob was predeceased by his parents George
and Alice Anderson.
A memorial service will be held for Bob at 2pm on Saturday, September 01, 2012, at the Kelowna First Baptist Church, 1309 Bernard Ave. In lieu of flowers and cards, please
donate to the Kelowna Gospel Mission, 251 Leon Ave.