Wilson, Roy Harold (the first principal of Fellowes High School) - passed away at the Pembroke Regional Hospital with family by his side on Tuesday, May 28, 2013 in his 89th year.
Roy Wilson of Pembroke, also of Cobden and Deep River, loving husband of Erma Wilson (nee Mohns). Father of Darrilyn Wilson (Liette), Pembroke; David Wilson (Lillian), Cobden; Joe Wilson (Priscilla), Pembroke; and Tom Wilson (Helen), Deep River. Grandfather to Rodney & Darius; Jonathan, Patrick & Sarah; Adam, Julia & Amanda; and Laura, Andy, Becky & Jennifer. Great-grandfather to Tristan & Basil, Casey & Levi, and Xavier. Brother to Earl Wilson (Marie) and Olive Evans (the late Lawrence). Predeceased by parents Joseph and Mary Wilson (nee Wagner), brother Elmer Wilson and sister Ruby Wilson.
Roy will be remembered for his devoted service as a pilot to his country, 39 years of service to Pembroke Kiwanis & the community and as first principal of Fellowes High School but mostly he will be remembered as a man of faith, and a loving husband, father and grandfather dedicated to his family. Roy was a member, with his wife Erma, of the Pembroke Pentecostal Tabernacle congregation.
Visitation will be held at the Malcolm, Deavitt & Binhammer Funeral Home, 141 Renfrew St., Pembroke on Thursday, May 30, 2013 from 2-4 & 7-9 p.m. and at the Pembroke Pentecostal Tabernacle, 34 Jordan Ave., on Friday from 1:00 p.m. until the time of the service in the church at 2:00 p.m. Interment in Cobden Union Cemetery. As an expression of sympathy, donations to: Pembroke Kiwanis or The Pembroke Pentecostal Tabernacle, would be appreciated. Online donations/condolences are available at www.mdbfuneralhome.com.