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Woodlawn Funeral Home

2310 Clearbrook Road, Abbotsford, BC

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Roderick Neil

25 décembre , 192615 juillet , 2019

Rod Neil passed away peacefully surrounded by his family on July 15, 2019 at the age of 92 years.

He is survived by his children: Rod Neil Jr. (Gail), Dan (Ruth Ann), Kathy (Brent), sister Melva (Hank), nine grandchildren and 11 great-grandchildren.

Rod was predeceased by his wife Kay, son Pat, parents Herbert and Margaret, brothers Herb and Robert and sisters Evelyn and Noreen.

Rod’s sense of humour, kindness and strength are his legacy.

Rod was born in Hedley, BC on December 25, 1926. As a young man he moved to the lower mainland with the love of his life Kay to raise their family. Rod was a milkman and a supervisor with Dairyland for 39 years. Rod retired up to Deka Lake with Kay and spent the next 15 years ice fishing, hiking and volunteering at the Deka Lake Fire Department. He had patients for hard times and a good sense of humour which served him well in his life. He loved hunting and fishing and was an expert storyteller. He spent many autumn’s with his sons up on Bald Mountain in Hedley where they learned how to hunt with gratitude and respect. Besides the love for his family one of his greatest joys was hockey; he was one of the biggest Canuck fans ever!

Please join us to celebrate Rod’s life on Saturday, August 17, 2019 at 1:00 pm at Woodlawn Funeral Home, 2310 Road Clearbrook, Abbotsford.

In lieu of flowers donations to the CKNW Kids Fund would be appreciated.

A special thank you to Tabor Home for their support and understanding.

He was cheerful in all weathers, never shirked a task. (Lonesome Dove)

Services

  • Memorial Service samedi, 17 août , 2019

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Mary Peragine

18 juillet , 2019

Dear Rod, Gail and family,

Thinking of you all as you celebrate your father's remarkable life.

My Sincere Condolences
Mary Peragine