In Memory

Rutherford, Col. Robert “Bob” (Apr 2018)

Robert Campbell Rutherfod

Fellow Horse Guards:
 
It is with sadness we report that Col Robert “Bob” Rutherford died peacefully under superb care at K-Wing, Sunnybrook Health Sciences Centre, Toronto after a life of devoted service to his country in war and peace as a Soldier, Lawyer, Judge, Royal Commissioner, tireless volunteer and fundraiser for Veterans and their families in need. He was 97 years of age.
 
Col Rutherford joined the Governor‑General’s Horse Guards in 1947 and commanded the Regiment from 1956 to 1960 and was one of the longest serving Honorary Trustees of The Governor General’s Horse Guards (March 21, 1961 – April 2018)
 
The family will receive friends:

Visitation
5:00 pm – 8:00 pm Thursday, April 12, 2018 
Humphrey Funeral Home A.W. Miles – Newbigging Chapel Limited
1403 Bayview Avenue
Toronto, Ontario, Canada
M4G 3A8

Memorial Gathering:
12:30 pm – 1:00 pm Friday, April 13, 2018
Royal Canadian Military Institute
426 University Avenue
Toronto, Ontario, Canada
M5G 1S9 

Memorial Service
1:00 pm Friday, April 13, 2018 
Royal Canadian Military Institute
426 University Avenue
Toronto, Ontario, Canada
M5G 1S9
 
Interment
12:00 pm Saturday, April 14, 2018 
Leith Church
419134 Tom Thomson Lane
Leith, Ontario, Canada
N0H 1V0 

Reception 
Hosted by The Grey and Simcoe Foresters immediately following approximately 1:00 pm
Owen Sound Armoury
858 Tenth Street East
Owen Sound, Ontario N4K 1T4
 
NULLI SECUNDUS

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