Roy Maxwell McMillan


Roy Maxwell McMillan, 82 of Kelowna, British Columbia,

after a brief illness, passed away peacefully on November 17, 2012 at the Kelowna General Hospital.

Born in Carberry, Manitoba to Mary and Hugh McMillan,

he lived most of his life in Portage La Prairie and recently enjoyed living in Kelowna.

Roy was a man of many interests. He was a passionate reader, story teller and had a love of local history. At 80, Roy completed and launched a cedar strip canoe which will now be enjoyed by his family for years to come. Roy retired from Manitoba Telephone System after 41 years of service. 

He enjoyed the fellowship of his brothers in the Masonic Lodges, where he proudly served as Grand Master of

Manitoba (1994 -1997).

Roy is survived by his wife Madeleine, sister Ina Chapman, daughters Jo-Anne, Elizabeth, sons Barry, Terry, Keith,

David, Jeff; many beloved grandchildren, nieces and


A celebration of Roy’s life will take place at the Masonic Lodge in Peachland, BC on Tuesday, November 20, 2012, at 2 pm.

Interment will take place in Portage la Prairie, MB at

a later date.

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