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Garnet Keddy

Garnet Keddy

Born In: Forties Settlement

Passed in: Middleton, Canada
Passed on: August 3rd, 2014

Garnet Roderick Keddy - 80, of Aylesford, Kings County, passed away Sunday, August 3, 2014 in Soldiers' Memorial Hospital, Middleton. Born in Forties Settlement, Lunenburg County, he was the only child of the late Alfred and Elva (Hiltz) Keddy. He had been employed as a professional truck driver, holding a Class 1 license, his pride and joy. He was a lifetime member of the Nova Scotia Truckers Association. Garnet could drive anything with wheels and he could also fix anything. He loved to sit and have a good cup of tea and a cigarette during conversation with friends. He was always there for anyone who needed anything and will be sadly missed by all who knew him. He is survived by his wife of 56 years, Muriel (Tupper) Keddy; a son, Robert (Kim) Keddy, Aylesford; two daughters, Anne (Paul) Pettigrew, Cambridge; Laurena (Bob) van Deudekom, Aylesford; six grandchildren, Erin and Jordan van Deudekom, Sonya and Hilary Pettigrew, Dylan and Dustin Keddy. Visitation was held from 7-9 p.m. Wednesday, August 6, 2014 in the White Family Funeral Home, Kentville, where the funeral service, followed by a reception, was held at 2:00 p.m. Thursday, August 7, 2014, Reverend Paul Jennings officiating. Burial took place in St. Mary's Anglican Cemetery, Auburn. Donations in memory may be made to Annapolis Valley Health - Palliative Care or the charity of your choice. Special thanks to Dr. Paul McGuire, Dr. Don Clark, Dr. Ben Heisler and Dr. Julia Merryweather and all the nurses and staff of Soldiers' Memorial Hospital and Valley Regional Hospital for all your care, kindness and support. Funeral arrangements have been entrusted to the White Family Funeral Home and Cremation Services, Kentville. On-line inquiries may be directed to www.whitefamilyfuneralhome.com.




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