Reverend David William Roy
Reverend David William Roy – 80, formerly of Truro, passed away Sunday, December 31, 2017 in Dykeland Lodge, Windsor. Born in Inverness, he was a son of the late Allan and Florence (Forbes) Roy. David graduated from the Atlantic Baptist College, Moncton, in 1977 and became ordained in Westport, Brier Island in 1978. David was honoured with the title of Pastor Emeritus from the Truro Heights Baptist Church. He enjoyed watching the news and loved mysteries, especially "The Rockford Files". He is survived by a daughter, Kathy (Reg) Schofield, Wolfville; a son, Kevin, Wolfville; a sister, Helen Cox, Valley; two grandsons, Jacob and Jordan Schofield; nieces and nephews. He was predeceased by his wife, Shirley (Sutherland); a daughter, Kathy, in infancy; a son, Errol, in infancy; a child, in infancy; a sister, Diana Kleins; a brother-in-law, Joel Cox; a niece, Jennifer Kohfield (Cox). Cremation has taken place. There will be no visitation, by request. The funeral service, followed by a reception, will be held at 2:00 p.m. Saturday, January 13, 2018, in the White Family Funeral Home, Kentville, Mr. Reg Schofield officiating. Burial will take place at a later date. No flowers, by request. Donations in memory may be made to the Valley Care Pregnancy Centre or the Canadian Diabetes Association. Funeral arrangements have been entrusted to the White Family Funeral Home and Cremation Services, Kentville.