February 14, 1944 – April 7, 2015
Wayne (Robert) Northey passed away peacefully at home on April 7, 2015 after a short battle with cancer. Wayne (Robert) was born in Kingston, Ontario and moved to Parksville in the early 80’s. He then moved to Courtenay in 1991 where he lived the rest of his life. Wayne (Robert) loved fishing, hunting, wrenching on vehicles, and spending time with friends and family. He is survived by his loving partner, of 23 years, Valerie Walker and sons Keith, Mike, Brian, Wayne and daughter Terrilynne. He is also survived by his siblings Ron and Peter, as well as a large extended family including his loving stepchildren Teena and Daryl Walker and several grandchildren. Wayne (Robert) was predeceased by his son Steve Northey, Dad Earl, Mom Marjorie, and brother David.
In lieu of flowers donations may be made to the Canadian Cancer Society or Heart and Stroke Foundation in Wayne’s honour.
At Wayne’s request there will be no formal service; however, a gathering of friends and family to celebrate Wayne’s life will be held at a later date. Please contact a family member for more details.