Bob served at Kenora, Sioux Lookout and Sioux Narrows Detachments before retiring as a Sergeant from Kenora DHQ Communications on June 30, 1994. Bob is survived by his wife, Margaret and daughter Janet Hartley (Constable with Dryden Police Service and previous OPP Dispatcher Kenora, London and Orillia) and son-in-law Retired Provincial Constable Geoff Hartley (K-9 Kenora).