Born In: East Halls Harbour, Nova Scotia, Canada
Born: February 13th, 1921
Passed in: Kentville, Nova Scotia, Canada
Passed on: July 3rd, 2012
Roy Raymond Keizer – 91, of Centreville, Nova Scotia passed away on Tuesday, July 3, 2012 at the Valley Regional Hospital, Kentville. Born in East Halls Harbour on February 13, 1921, he was the son of the late Leslie and Florence (Robar) Keizer. He studied at Mack Business College in Kentville and later was employed as a mechanic at C. B. Robinsons, Milne’s Garage and retired from Good Wear Treaders in New Minas. Roy was a great community member caring for his neighbours when they were ill and maintaining their properties. Roy enjoyed music, bowling, fishing, gardening, playing cards and pets. His generosity was beyond reproach with his money, material possessions and his time. He had a wonderful sense of humour and quick wit that everyone enjoyed. He enjoyed attending the meetings at the congregation of Jehovah’s Witnesses in Centreville. He was predeceased by his wife, the former Dorothy Crandall and his brothers, Willis, Ontario; Harry, Centreville. He is survived by his sister, Minnie Sheffield, Centreville and his six children, Sylvia (Aubrey) Smith, Falmouth; Gary (Hope), Dartmouth; Ardythe (Paul) Barkhouse, Centreville; Dawna (Eric) Tibbetts, Kentville; Kevin (Sharon), Centreville; Wayne (Jean), Alberton, PEI; grandchildren, Beverly (Andy) Romans, Paul Barkhouse Jr., Tammy (Tyler) Eaton, Christopher Keizer, Jordan and Nicole Tibbetts, Nathan and Ryan Keizer and one great grandchild, Marcus Eaton. There was no visitation, by request. The funeral service, followed by a reception, was held at 4:30 p.m. Thursday, July 5, 2012 in the White Family Funeral Home, Kentville. Cremation followed and a private family burial will take place at a later date in the Elm Grove Cemetery, Steam Mill. Family flowers only, by request. Donations in memory may be made to the charity of your choice. Many thanks go to the “girls” at Evergreen Home for Special Care and the staff, nurses and doctors at the Valley Regional Hospital for their extra care. Funeral arrangements have been entrusted to the White Family Funeral Home and Cremation Services, Kentville. On-line condolences may be directed to www.whitefamilyfuneralhome.com.