Roland Wesley Payne
Roland Wesley Payne, 91 years of age, of Windsor, formerly of Oxford, passed away peacefully at home in Dykeland Lodge, Windsor NS on Wednesday, September 6, 2017. Born November 5, 1925 in Oxford, he was the oldest of 4 children of the late Wesley & Ella Mae (Tait) Payne.
Roland served his country 5 years. He spent most of his life in Hamilton working as a Machinist for Steel Co. and upon retirement in 1984. He was a model employee and took great pride in his career. Rol enjoyed making model draft horse teams with various sleighs & carts. He was green thumb and enjoyed his gardens. After retirement he and Kathleen moved home to Oxford and built a cottage in Bass River, Kathleen's home. Both were homebodys and enjoyed living between both properties.
He will be sadly missed by sisters, Eileen (Stevens), Curryville, NB, Eleanor (Blair) of Peterborough, ON; nephews and nieces.
Besides his parents, he was predeceased by his wife, Kathleen (Dickie) and brother, Russell.
Arrangements are under the care and direction of W. Allen Funeral Home, 60 Water St., Oxford , NS (902-447-2167). Visitation will be held at the funeral home on Friday, September 15, 2017 from 1-2 p.m. with a funeral service to held at 2 p.m. Burial to take place in the Mount Pleasant Cemetery.
The family would like to give a special thanks to all his caregivers for all their wonderful care.
Should friends desire, memorial contributions may be made to the Alzheimer's Society
Sharing of memories and condolences may be sent to the family by visiting Roland's online memorial at www.allenfuneralhome.ca or through the W. Allen Funeral Home Facebook Page.