It is with great sadness that the family of Roy Goodwin announces his passing on Monday Nov. 17, 2014 at the age of 81 years.
Roy was born in Fort Fraser on June 18, 1933 where he lived until he met his wife Jannette. They relocated to Fort St. James in 1954 where they made their home and raised their family.
He co-owned and worked at Stuart Lake Lumber for many years until his retirement in 1999. He was an avid outdoorsman and spent many years hunting, river fishing and in his boat on Stuart Lake.
Roy was preceded in death by his loving wife Jannette, parents Arthur and Charlotte Goodwin, brother Robert (Janet) Goodwin, sister Bella (Norman) LePoidevin, brother–in-law Victor Gerhardi and brother–in-law Henry Unger.
He is survived by his sister Emma Unger, daughters Pam (Andy) Little, Vicki (Bill) Legebokoff son Mike (Angela) Goodwin grandchildren Shannon (Brent) Rosa, Eric Little, Ryan (Ashley), Cody, Shelby Legebokoff, Carla, Dallas, Lane Goodwin great-grandchildren Ridge, Mia Rosa along with numerous other family members.
He will be sadly missed, forever loved and never forgotten.
Many thanks to Dr. Stent and the staff at Stuart Lake Hospital, Dr. Bashir, Dr. Din, Dr. Lawry, Dr. Singh and the amazing staff in the kidney dialysis unit at the University Hospital of Northern BC. Your kindness will always be appreciated.
In lieu of flowers donations may be made to the Kidney Foundation of Canada or to the Canadian Cancer Society.