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Born: Feb 06, 1948

Date of Passing: Nov 16, 2021

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William Roy Dick passed away on Tuesday, November 16, 2021 with his beloved wife, Emily by his side in Steinbach, Manitoba.
Roy, as he was known, was born on February 6, 1948 in Carman, MB and was raised in Elm Creek by his parents, Wilhelm and Eva (Fleming) Dick. He grew up with three brothers, Robert, Richard and Jeff. Roy left home as a teenager and enlisted with the Princess Patricia's Canadian Light Infantry. He worked as a loader operator in Manitoba, British Columbia and in Alberta where he started his own construction business.
Roy married Emily Allan in 1973 and they had two children, Shelley (Marcel) and Steven (Carly). They raised their family in Garson, MB and later lived in Medicine Hat and Portage La Prairie. Roy was a proud grandfather to Willem and Damian.
Roy was the kind of person that led with kindness and humour. He had a tremendous heart and was beloved by all who were lucky to know him. Roy and Emily shared a special kind of love that was felt by all. Roy loved to go fishing and felt most at peace by the water. He will be greatly missed.
A memorial will be held for Roy in the summer of 2022.

Dearest Dad, the world is shifting
without your light, but it also burns
brighter in all of us forever.

In lieu of flowers, please make a donation to the Canadian Cancer Society.

As published in Winnipeg Free Press on Nov 20, 2021, Nov 20, 2021

Condolences & Memories (3 entries)

  • So sorry for your loss Emilyj, Shelley and Steve.....from Mr and Mrs. Pruden, all the Pruden, me Christine Peresluka (Pruden)....we'd like to express our deepest condolences, my mom and dad were very sad to read about Roy, as am I. Condolences to Jeff and other family members. - Posted by: christine peresluka (former neighbor) on: Nov 22, 2021

  • I’m sending healing love to all the family from Winnipeg. I’m very sorry for your loss. - Posted by: Dana Medoro (Friend ) on: Nov 20, 2021

  • Emily and family, I am so sorry for your loss. He was a good man and will be very missed. Sending love and hugs, Joan and Russ - Posted by: Joan Knowles (Friend) on: Nov 20, 2021

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