Bobby Gene Canada, age 82, of Columbus, Ohio passed away on December 28, 2021. Bobby was born on August 8, 1939 and raised by mother Nomenious and stepfather Delma Jones in Lorado, West Virginia.
Bobby and his wife Shirley (Brooks) Canada grew up together and were inseparable from the start. The two attended Buffalo High School where Bobby graduated in 1957 and wed September 28, 1959 in Logan, West Virginia and went on to have 3 children and raised 2 as their own.
Bobby is survived by his devoted wife of 62 years, Shirley Canada; son, Vincent (Kimberly) Canada; daughter, Felicia (Charles) Smith; extended sons, Donald (Pamela) Canada, Jonathan (Andrea) Brooks; five grandchildren, six great-grandchildren, two great-great-grandchildren; brother, Melvin Canada. Bobby was preceded in death his mother, Nomenious; stepfather, Delma Jones; sisters, Betty Ann (Melvin) Hairston and June Canada; son, Robert Anthony Canada.
Home-going Celebration will be held 12PM Saturday, January 8, 2022 at Columbus Bible Way Church 2660 Rhoads Avenue, Columbus, Ohio 43207. Family will receive friends 11AM until time of service. Arrangements entrusted to SMOOT FUNERAL SERVICES, 4019 E. Livingston Ave. Columbus, Ohio 43227, M.L. Smoot, Director, 614-444-1GOD(463). MASKS ARE REQUIRED.
Interment at Forest Lawn Memorial Gardens 10AM Tuesday, January 11, 2022.
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