Lt Charles Ronald Pike (Ret’d)
We regret to advise of the death of Lieutenant Charles Ronald Pike (Ret’d) on 27 July 2019 in Peterborough, ON at the age of 92
Born in Regina SK, Charles graduated from the University of British Columbia (B.App.Sc. - Civil Engineering) in 1950 and was commissioned in 1953 as a Lieutenant in the Royal Canadian Engineers. After a short engagement with the Canadian Forces, Charles was employed for 46 years with Canadian Pacific Ltd - including three years in the corporation's head office, 38 years in a great variety of 'on-line' service and responsibilities with CP Rail, and five years, following retirement, as a Senior Management Consultant. His last eight active years with the railway were spent as system Vice President, Operations and Maintenance, and Vice President of the Prairie Region. He was inducted into the Saskatchewan Transportation Hall of Fame in 1991.
Charles fully retired in 1992 and enjoyed 26 retirement years in Peterborough, ON. He was a working member of many business, community and recreational oriented management boards mainly located within the communities across Canada in which he lived. He was appointed a Commander of the Order of St. John.
A Celebration of Life will be held at a future date. Remembrance, if you so desire, could be made to a charity of your choice. On line Condolences can be sent to Legacy.com.