Robert Clayton Plume, 78, of Salisbury and formerly of Havelock, passed away at the Moncton Hospital on April 9, 2018 after a long battle with lung disease.
He was born on September 8, 1939 in Kinnear Settlement to the late Arthur and Violet (Leaman) Plume.
Robert returned to Havelock from Mississauga, ON to look after his aging father in 1978. He worked at Samuel Steel Company, Fawcetts and Woodmans Welding. Robert was an avid hunter, fisherman, mechanic and really enjoyed playing cards and washers. He loved his family, music and his "taxi" service.
He is survived and sadly missed by his loving wife of 59 years Thelma (Smith); cherished family Donna Halliday (Dennis) of River Glade, Danny (Jackie) of River Glade, son-in-law Kevin Bannister (Sharon), grandchildren Kristal (Shawn), Amy, Stephanie, Patrick (Amanda), Matthew (Kyra), great grandchildren Isaiah, Maegen, Owen, Morgen, Kayla, Samantha, Tegan, Sadie, Olivia and Emmett and several nieces and nephews. Predeceased by his loving daughter Debbie, grandsons Michael and baby Dennis, brothers Russell (Hilda) and Roy (Gloria).
Resting at Salisbury Funeral Home, 3350 Route 106 (372-4800) visiting is Thursday, April 12 from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 pm and from where the funeral will be held from the chapel Friday, April 13 at 2 pm with Pastor Dennis Smith officiating. Interment to follow at The Glades Cemetery.
If desired, memorials to the Canadian Lung Association would be appreciated by the family.