Robert Arthur "Bob" Young
1937 - 2022
Robert Arthur "Bob" Young
Visitation Information
November 25, 2022`
Visitation Time
4-6 Pm
Visitation Location
Mattatall - Varner Funeral Home, 55 Young Street, Truro
Burial Information
Burial Date
Later Date
Requested Charity
Charity of Choice
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Robert Arthur "Bob" Young – 85, Truro, passed away peacefully on Sunday, November 20, 2022, at Colchester East Hants Health Centre, Truro. Born in New Waterford, he was a son of the late Harold and Helen (MacEachern) Young.

Bob was a hard worker and tried his hand at many jobs over the years, which included being a farm hand, delivery driver for Fundy Dairy, forestry worker, coal miner, truck driver, taxi driver, Laidlaw garbage truck driver, Stanfield’s, hauled lobster, construction and for the past few years, he worked with Justaart Landscaping. He loved spending time with family and friends and always looked forward to a drink of rum with his little buddy, Doug.

Bob is survived by his sons, Robert Young, Bible Hill; Bill Young, Middle Sackville; Arnold Gamble, Perth, Ontario; grandchildren, Ben Hanna and Lisa Hanna, Ottawa; several nieces and nephews. Along with his parents, he was predeceased by his sister, Dolly Andrews; brothers, Bill Young, Harold Young; honourary siblings, Violet Large, Wilfred Perry, Elson Perry.

Arrangements have been entrusted to Mattatall – Varner Funeral Home, 55 Young Street, Truro, where Bob’s family will receive friends from 4-6 p.m., Friday, November 25, 2022. Interment at a later date in Cape Breton. If so desired, donations in Bob’s memory to a charity of choice are welcomed. Private messages of condolence may be sent to the family by viewing Bob’s obituary on-line and selecting "Send A Condolence" at:

Robert Arthur "Bob" Young