Robert William Laing 2285,2286
- Born: 29 Sep 1934, Kelowna, B.C. 2287
- Marriage: Shirley Bernice Kerslake on 17 Jul 1959 in Vancouver, B.C. 1952,2284
- Died: 23 Dec 1965, Burnaby, B.C. aged 31 2288
Letter from Joan (Laing) Evans, March 2001, to James C. Anderson
"Bob married Shirley Kerslake, July 1959 in Vancouver. They moved to Pincher Creek, Alberta where Bob had a trucking busines. They had two children: Robert Scott, born 1960 in Calgary and Shannon born 1962 in Calgary.
Bob and Shirley later divorced. Shirley remarried & the children took her married name of Beachkowski"
Bob drove dad's truck when he was 10 years old delivering the fruit and vegetables into Kelowna. He left home at 15 and went to Prince George, where he got a job driving logging trucks."
__________________________________________________________LAING, ROBERT WILLIAM, death certificate, reg # 1965-09-016477, BC Archives film # B13275
died Dec 23, 1965, Burnaby, B.C, age 31 years
buried Dec 28, 1965, Mountain View Cemetery, Vancouver B.C.
born Sept 29, 1934, Kelowna, B.C.
name of father: JOHN LAING, born Scotland
name of mother: CLARA MAY CRIPPS, b. Saskatchewan
occupation: truck driver
name of wife: LEONA ELIZABETH TWERDUN
Noted events in his life were:
• Residence, 1965, 6758 Brantford Ave, S. Burnaby, BC. 1952
Robert married Shirley Bernice Kerslake, daughter of Ellis Drummond Kerslake and Hazel Margaret Pringle, on 17 Jul 1959 in Vancouver, B.C. 1952.,2284 (Shirley Bernice Kerslake was born on 29 Nov 1935 in Souris, Manitoba 1953 and died on 20 Jul 2006.)