Passed away at Charles S. Curtis Memorial Hospital in St. Anthony on January 4, 2016 at the age of 56 years. Roy James Burt was born in St. Anthony on May 22nd, 1960 to the proud parents of Cecil and Dora Burt and graduated Harriott Curtis Collegiate in 1978. On June 17th, 1989 Roy married the love of his life, Joyce Seaward and on June 5th, 1998 they were blessed with the birth of their beautiful daughter Leanne Jessica and in 2009 Roy’s devoted four legged puppy Elbee joined their family. Roy was a devoted husband, amazing father, loving son, brother and a true friend to all who knew him. Roy worked for a number of years with Fishery Products and in 2010 he completed a Heavy Equipment Operator course and was employed as a Distributor with Professional Business Solutions/ Browning Harvey. Roy enjoyed the great outdoors and would always participate in such things as snowmobiling, fishing and hunting. Roy’s greatest love was hockey and he became a valuable player while attending school and later joined a senior league. Roy is predeceased by his parents Dora and Cecil Burt. He will be sadly missed by his family, wife Joyce, daughter Leanne, loyal companion Elbee, Mother in Law Nita, Brothers-Albert (Jo), Gary (Irene), Gus (Cora), Ern, Benson (Daphne) Sister Dorothy (Dennis), Brothers in law-Selwyn (Ivy) Charles (Gaye), Carl (Selma), Guy ( Karen), Sisters in law Marilyn, Eva (Riley) 22 nieces and nephews, Aunt Linda Tucker(Roy) Uncle Henry Kelloway (Gladys) cousins and a large circle of friends. Visitation was held at the Salvation Army Church in St. Anthony from where the funeral took place on January 7, 2016 at 2:00 pm with Captain Brown officiating. Interment followed. Funeral Arrangements entrusted to Kerry M. Fillatre’s Funeral Home, St. Anthony and Roddickton, Lee Nippard Funeral Director.