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Roland Wesley Payne


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 or through the W. Allen Funeral Home Facebook Page.

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Service Date
Friday, September 15, 2017
Service Time
2 p.m.
Service Location
W. Allen Funeral Home

Visitation Time
1-2 p.m.
Visitation Location
W. Allen Funeral Home

Burial Location
Mount Pleasant Cemetery

Requested Charity
Alzheimer's Society