Robert Melvin Peverett was born on August 1, 1941 in Carrot River SK and was the oldest child of Earl and Edith Peverett.
Bob lived and attended school in Battle Heights, East of Carrot River until Grade 10. At 18 years old he joined the Air Force and served for 4 years. When Bob was 24 years old he met Florence Nicloux and on July 22, 1967 they were married. Bob and Florence lived in several small communities in their early years but decided on settling in Carrot River to raise their 4 children. Lawrence was born August 19, 1968, Carolyn was born December 5, 1969, Joanne was born February 7, 1973, and Dawn was born January 2, 1979.
Bob had many different jobs over his life. He was an auto mechanic; he had his own small acreage with several different kinds of animals, and he enjoyed helping his friends with chores on their farms. Bob loved fighting fires for the DNR (Parks, Recreation and Culture) and flying in the helicopter with a full crew to a forest fire. He also climbed the fire tower at Pasqua Hills which was at least 70 feet tall to be the look out, but his favorite job was going to work with Florence at Bud’s Pizza Hut from fall to spring and helping her serve the customers breakfast and joking with his friends. He enjoyed playing movies at Barney’s cinema and keeping the ice clean at the old skating rink. Bobs favorite hobbies were hunting, fishing, trapping, camping, working with his horses, sitting around a campfire and spending time with his family. In his younger years he played bass as well as acoustic guitar in his band with Kirby Collison. They played many dances and events for many years.
Bob was predeceased by his parents Earl at 76 years of age and Edith at 65 years of age.
Bob is survived by his wife Florence Peverett, son Lawrence (Justine) Peverett, daughters Carolyn Peverett, Joanne (Brad) Seabrook, and Dawn (Nathan) Larson. Bob has 8 grandchildren, Krista (Nathan), Jessica (Justin), Brittany (Justin), Victoria (Thomas) Natasha, Logan, Landon, Kimberly and 5 great grandchildren Ahri, Reya, Zane, Sophia and Tessa. Bobs only brother Walter Peverett is still living in a care home in Saskatoon.
Bob fought for the last year with multiple health problems and entered into rest at the Royal University Hospital on January 31, 2023. He will be deeply missed, never forgotten and forever loved by many people.