BURTON – Robert Arthur Burton of Brooks, beloved husband of Fae Burton, passed away after a long battle with cancer in Brooks on May 18th, 2002 at the age of 55 years. Born in Kimberley, British Columbia on January 7th, 1947, Bob received his education in Tilley, Rolling Hills and graduated in Brooks. He married Fae Bushey on March 20th, 1971 in Brooks and resided in Scandia operating the Scandia Lumberyard from 1972-1994. They moved to Brooks in 1995 and Bob worked for the County of Newell. He loved his family, fishing, woodworking and Sunday drives. He will be remembered for his willingness to help, his sense of humor and for being jack of all trades. Bob was predeceased by his parents Florence in 1955 and James in 1989. He is survived by his loving family, wife Fae; 2 daughters, Heather Hagen and her children Kendall and Ethan and Ellen Burton all of Brooks; sister Barbara Burton of Medicine Hat; 2 brothers James (Doreen) Burton of Brooks and David Burton of Medicine Hat; 3 sisters-in-law; 2 brothers-in-law and numerous nieces and nephews. Funeral services will be held at 2:00 PM on Wednesday, May 22nd from the TrinityLutheranChurch. Rev. John Theiss officiating. Honorary Pallbearers will be all of Bob’s family and friends. Active Pallbearers will be Collin Burton, Kevin Burton, Jason Robinson, Darcy Stolson, Kevin Stolson and Brad Stolson. Interment to follow at Brooks Cemetery. In memory of Bob, if friends desire, memorial tributes may be made to the Brooks and District Health Foundation, Bag 300, Brooks T1R 1B3 or Canadian Cancer Society, #102, 1865 Dunsmore Road SE, Medicine Hat T1A 1Z8. Arrangements in care of Smith Funeral Home. Telephone 362-4636.