Roy passed away peacefully at Peoplecare A.R. Goudie home on December 14, 2020 at age 89. Roy was predeceased by his brothers Eddie and Jack, and his son Gerald. Survived by his sister Netta McFarlan, his children Joyce, Stephen (Jill), Christine, Ken (Beryl) and Paula, grandchildren Meghan, Kody, Ben and Jami, as well as many nieces and nephews. Roy will also be greatly missed by his companion, Margaret Overton.
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Until his retirement, Roy worked at Babcock & Wilcox, where he was active in the USW local 2859 in several capacities, including president. He was also a past president of Royal Canadian Legion Branch 272 (Hespeler). Roy spent many years volunteering for organizations including Cambridge Minor Soccer, the Cambridge and Waterloo Region Labour Councils, and the Ontario College of Nurses Council.
The family would like to express our thanks to the staffs of St. Luke’s Place and A.R. Goudie.