Keith McKAY

McKay; Keith “Bud” Malcolm. Keith Malcolm McKay passed away on July 1, 2014 at Heritage Village in Chilliwack, BC, at age 84 years. He was born December 27, 1929 in Brockville, Ontario. He is survived by his loving wife Carol, daughter Karen Welsh (Bill); son Keith (Monique); grandchildren, Tina, Trudy, Shawna, Cory, Alex, Coal, Danan, Cruz, Raven and Gage; great grandchildren, Cole, Dawson, Dylan, Fionn and Logan; sister Dottie Ritt (Bill). He was predeceased by sister Sheila Nordman, father Malcolm McIntyre McKay and mother Edna McKay, all of Brockville, Ontario.

One of Bud’s great joys was teaching his grandchildren to skate and enjoying their hockey games. He loved wood carving and it showed in the beautiful pieces we all cherish. Bud went to school in Brockville and was a radio announcer at CFJR for two years. He joined the air force in 1951 and served for 26 years. He retired a MWO and then worked for the DND as a spec writer in the engineering dept for 13 years.

On retirement he did lots of traveling with Carol. He loved to play hockey and golf, he enjoyed hiking, biking and canoeing. Bud loved the outdoors and passed his love of nature and wildlife to his family. Thank you to the staff at Heritage Village for all their care during the past year and a half. Dr. Hirst for being there when needed. Thanks to Herb for being such a good friend. A family gathering is being held in lieu of a formal service.

Memorial donations may be made to the local SPCA.