ROY ARTHUR McCLEAVE

ROY ARTHUR McCLEAVE

August 17, 1932 – October 22, 2016

Roy Arthur McCleave ‘Junior’, August 17th, 1932 – October 22, 2016 of Nanaimo,BC, originally from Ottawa, ON, left us peacefully while sleeping, on Saturday, October 22nd, 2016 with his family by his side. Beloved husband of Namthip (nee Charoenwong). Loving father of Stephen, Wendy (O’Connor), David, Lori and Shawn.  Loving Grandfather of James, Taylor,  Patrick (O’Connor), Kelsey (O’Connor) and Michelle (McQuillan). Great Grandfather to Connor and Kiley (O’Connor). Survived by brothers Ivan (Lila), Paul (Dawn), sisters, Elsie (Gary Lovell), Sharon (Gary Porter) and Brenda (Stephen Cowley). Predeceased by brother Oral, 2011 (Dorothy). Uncle to many nieces and nephews. Roy’s 32 year career as Yardmaster with CN Railway, Ottawa, commenced in August 1955 and continued until his retirement in August 1987.

Special thanks to the incredible nurses in the Medical Imaging and Pallative Care Unit of the Nanaimo Regional General Hospital.  In lieu of flowers memorial donations may be made to the Canadian Red Cross.


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