TORONTO, Ont. — Robert Latimer, founder of Rexdale Mobile Truck Wash and a longtime member and supporter of the Toronto Trucking Association, has passed away.
Robert’s son Doug announced his passing on July 31 at Toronto General Hospital.
Doug recalled his father began his journey in the industry in 1966 when he bought a straight truck with wooden sides and a tarpaulin roof, which housed a low pressure wash pump.
“The company growing in size year after year, the wash truck changed somewhat to include tankers that would hold up to 2,500 gallons of water – up from the first truck that utilized 200-gallon household type kerosene fuel tanks,” Doug Latimer recalled.
Robert Latimer leaves behind son Doug, daughter Sharon, nine grandchildren and 13 great grandchildren, with another baby boy to be added to the ranks in a few months.
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