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Robert McMillan

Robert James McMillan

In Loving Memory


Born in Sarnia, Ontario

October 22, 1943

Died in Sarnia, Ontario

November 12, 2016

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McMillan: Robert “Soc”

Peacefully, on Saturday November 12, 2016 at Bluewater Health in Sarnia, at the age of 73. Robert, beloved husband of Jan, together for 44 years. Loving father of Kip (Denise) and Jennifer McMillan (Tyler). Cherished Papa of Olivia. Survived by his brother Tom (Charisse), and his nephews James, Patrick, and Christopher and his niece Melissa. Predeceased by his brother Patrick. Bob had many lifelong friends. He will be remembered for his passion for the sport of hot rodding. As the President of Sarnia Street Machines he participated in contributing significant donations to Pathways and other charitable organizations. Cremation has taken place with a private family interment to follow. If desired, donations to Pathways Health Centre for Children or the Canadian Cancer Society would be appreciated. Arrangements entrusted to McCormack Funeral Home Stewart Chapel, 254 George Street, Sarnia. Remembrances and condolences may be expressed to the family online in “Robert’s Guestbook” at




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Sandra Goodacre

Message For The Family.

Sorry for the loss and please keep in touch with the family

Harold Smith

Message For The Family.

I was very shocked when I heard about Bob I had just driven him to London on the 4th of November and had only known him the 2 or 3 times I took him to London,He was a great person, we had a good visit on those trips .Jan and family my condolences

Gary & Sue LeBrasceur

Message For The Family.

Gary and I have known Bob for many years. His involvement with the Sarnia Street Machines will be very much missed but never forgotten. Our hearts go out to his family and friends. He was a gentleman - a very kind, caring individual - someone that we all came to know, love and enjoy. May he Rest In Peace......

Dennis and leslee fidler


Message For The Family.

We cant express enough how very sorry we are. To Soc's family our condolences. What a great and fun and fantastic guy he was. It has been a pleasure to have known Soc all these years.RIP our friend.

patty nelson

Message For The Family.

Our condolences to the Macmillan family, he will be deeply missed by all who knew him.

Curt and Jo-Ann Thorne

P.O.Box 964, 570Plympton St.

Message For The Family.

Jan,and family. Bob will be missed by so many . He was an outstanding individual, always putting himself on the back burner to fulfill the needs of others. He had an infectious smile, and if the topic of his granddaughter Olivia came up, the smile grew and Bob would glow. He spoke very highly of the love of his life, his wife Jan,as well as both Kip and Jenny. He has left each one of us a precious gift, wonderful memories of a kindhearted, caring man, whom his energy filled a room. May those great memories help ease the void and know that he will always be within the hearts of those fortunate to have known him.

Sharon Maxfield


Message For The Family.

I am so sorry for you loss. Bob was an amazing man with a beautiful smile for everyone.

Tony Barrand

Message For The Family.

Bob will always be in my memory, he was one of a few who honestly welcomed me when I transferred from Shell Montreal, he encouraged me to join the Street Machines. He supported my idea for Hot August Nights to help bring more funding for Pathways. He was a true friend although we were not close. He was a great guy and will be missed.

Robert Blakey

Mailing Address

144-5700 Blackwell Side Road

Message For The Family.

Bob will be missed by a lot of people he was a very easy person to know. I am sorry to hear of his passing. Bob and I spent a lot of days working together as electricians and I am thankful that I got to know him.

Steven Quirk

Message For The Family.

All your friends and colleagues at Pathways Health are thing of you and your family. Take care out friends loves and hugs to you Mum and Brother also. Peace.

Julianne and Jack Higdon

Message For The Family.

Sarnia has lost a wonderful man. A kind and gentle man who dedicated his time to fundraising for the children of this community. Bob had the energy of three people and this showed in everything he did. His infectious smile and passion for life has touched us all. He tought us all many things...especially all of us involved with the Sarnia Street Machines. As president for the last decade or so he was the face of the club. He took the time to spend with donors....did not matter how big or small...he made everyone feel the same. His love for his family shone through in everything he did. Jan was his soulmate and his children equally loved. His granddaughter Olivia always brought a smile and a story when you were with him. "SOC" thank you for all you did for the children of the Sunshine Foundation and Pathways Health Centre for Children. You will be dearly missed by all of us...already are. Cruise on Bob....forever in our hearts.

Brian and Lyn Hertle

Message For The Family.

Our sincerest sympathies to the McMillian family. The McMillian family were neighbors for a period of time and will always have fond memories of times spent with Bob.

John Roffey

Mailing Address

19825 W.Clarendon Ave. Buckeye Arizona

Message For The Family.

So sorry to hear of Bobs passing. He was the greatest guy to work with at Fiberglas and a true Hot Rodder. He will be missed by the Street Machine group and his many close friends where ever they may be.

Bob Durance

Message For The Family.

Although I haven't see Soc since high school I have heard of his work with cars. Even then he and Tom would come out to the farm to work on them, ie weld on straight pipes, as I had a welding torch. It all brings back fond memories of "the good old times". I had hope to be in Sarnia last summer to see the car show, however it didn't work out.

John and Cathy Wigchert


Message For The Family.

To the Mcmillan Family. Our deepest heartfelt sympathy for the loss of your husband, father and grandfather. I considered Bob a friend and will sadly miss him, but he will not be forgotten. May his memory keep you close in days to come. John and Cathy Wigchert

Eric Flesher

Message For The Family.

Jan and family, my heartfelt condolences to you all. Bob and I worked together at Fiberglas many years ago when he joined the electricians. We had great times together at work and socially, he was a great guy to be around, with his smile and sense of humour, He will be missed by many people for his wit and upbeat attitude in everything he was involved with. I still remember his first "Trike" that he built down in the basement and how excited he was about getting it out on the road with its Ban deodorant chrome caps as part of the trim.... Eric Flesher.

Annette Urban

Message For The Family.

One of the privileges and joys of being a volunteer coordinator and volunteer is getting to know so many selfless, giving people. As the retired Supervisor of Volunteer Services and current volunteer with Pathways and the local Multiple Sclerosis chapter, I have known Bob for many years as he was actively involved with our fundraisers. I will particularly think of him during future Hot August Nights (where I last talked to him) and MS Carnation campaigns, where he helped with delivering flowers. I know he will be looking down, wishing us much success. My condolences to Jan and the family. Know that he will be missed by many. Rest in peace, Bob, you've set such a good example for others with your hard work for those with disabilities.

Jason McLeod

Message For The Family.

My deepest condolences for Bob's family. I had the pleasure of working with Bob for the past several years helping to set up for the car shows held at Canatara. Always great for a laugh and quick to find a solid solution on the spot to any problem that would arise. He had an amazing passion for all the vehicles and drivers that attended, greeting everyone and making them feel welcome and truly a part of the show. He will be missed.

Harold Graham


Mailing Address

14653 Currie Rd

Message For The Family.

I am so sorry for you're lose. Bod was an awesome person an I new him for over 40 years.

Joe Broderick

Message For The Family.

My condolences Jan and family.What an honour it was to have him as a friend.A truely great man.

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