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Robert ”Bob” Zinck June 16, 1931 – July 24, 2017

ZINCK, Robert Brenton; CWO, CD2, SSM Retired – age 86 of Greenwood. Bob passed away peacefully Monday, July 24, 2017 at Valley Regional Hospital, Kentville, with his wife Shirley and loved ones by his side. Born in Halifax, he was the youngest son of Harry C and Ethel (Bremner) Zinck.  He was the last surviving member of his immediate family. He served in the RCAF/CF for 37 years from 1949 – 1986. Bob was an ardent golfer and bowler. He was past president of NSGA; president of Greenwood Golf Club and Annapolis Valley Senior Golf Association. He coached NS 5 pin teams in National Championships on three occasions; winning 2 bronze medals. Bob is survived by his loving wife, Shirley (Mercer); sons, Ronald, Peterborough, ON; Clifford (Yvonne), Ottawa, ON; Robert D.(Louise), Kingston, NS; William (Vicki) Coldbrook, NS; daughters Cheryl (Kevin) Thurston, Saskatoon, SK; Dianne (Clancy) Keoughan, Victoria BC; step-son Curtis (Vanessa) Donnahee, Guelph, ON; step-daughters Angela (Maurice) Bennette, Moncton, NB; Bonita (Anthony) Sturgeon, Kentville, NS; Pamela Archibald, Lake Echo, Halifax, NS. Also surviving are several grandchildren and great grandchildren. Bob was predeceased by his first wife, Joyce (Clarke) son Gregory; brother Clyde and sister, Doris. Cremation has already taken place. There will be no visitation or service by request. A private family graveside service will be held at a later date. Shirley and family will be receiving friends at their home on Carol Street, Greenwood on Saturday, July 29, 2017 between 2:00 PM and 4:00 PM to share memories. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to a charity of choice. Arrangements have been entrusted to Middleton Funeral Home, 398 Main St., toll free 1-855-825-3448 Online condolences may be made and guestbook signed by visiting: www.middletonfuneralhome.com