December 10, 1921 – September 1, 2014
It is with great sadness that we announce the passing of Roy, as he passed away peacefully with his family around him.
Born in Vancouver, he joined the army at age 23 and fought in world war 2 he met his love Ethel and they were together 63 years. He worked till age 75 in logging camps, known to his co-workers as “Jolly”. He loved to fish, hunt, camp with his family and raise animals, and loved to garden, often helping those in need.
He was predeceased by his father Charles, mother Susan, siblings Alfonse, Clarence, and stepsister Rose. He is survived by his wife Ethel, children Keith (Lil), Linda (Robert), David (Tracy), Gail (George), Dale (Erin), Wayne, Susan, Cathy (Shawn), Patsyanne, Sandra, and Karen. He had over 13 grandchildren and great grandchildren, many relatives near & far, and his loving companion Cuddles (his dog).
Memorial service will be held at the Kingdom Hall of Jehovah’s Witnesses Friday, September 12th at 3:00pm.