Mr. Bob Woods passed away peacefully at
St. Josephs Health Centre in Guelph on Saturday, June 29, 2019 at the age
of 68. Pre-deceased by his parents Richard and Catherine (nee King) Woods,
his step-brother Vinnie (R.C.A.F.), and brother Ricky. Bob will be truly
missed by his extended family and tremendous circle of friends.
A lifelong Gryphon and passionate chef, Woodsy was the manager of The
Brass Taps at the University of Guelph for decades, he co-owned and
managed a local catering business as well as several local restaurants
including the Aberfoyle Cafe at the Aberfoyle Flea Market for many years.
An avid reader and fond admirer of visual and musical arts, Woodsy was
responsible in hosting a wide variety of artistic talents at the
university and the city of Guelph. Bob formed a partnership with three
friends known as 4 Neat Guys who owned three race horses. His favourite
Step-King was a repeat winner providing years of enjoyment. Bob always
appreciated bringing joy to young people in particular the children of his
friends and relatives. This quality encouraged many years of service for
Big Brothers Guelph.
Friends are invited to the Gilbert MacIntyre and Son Funeral Home, Dublin
Chapel, 252 Dublin Street North, Guelph on Saturday, July 6, 2019.
VISITATION FROM 10AM to 11AM. A service and celebration of life will be
held in the funeral home chapel at 11a.m. Reception to follow in the
Fellowship Lounge. Burial of cremated remains to take place on a later
date at Woodlawn Memorial Park, Guelph. Memorial donation to St. Josephs
Health Centre (Guelph) or Diabetes Canada would be appreciated by the