HUMBY, MAXWELL WILLIAM

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HUMBY, MAXWELL WILLIAM

Passed away June 16th, 2018 at the age of 84 years. Maxwell William Humby (affectionately known as Max and/or Mackie) was born on May 22nd, 1934 to Edward (Sr.) and Jessie (Adams) Humby. Max was born in St. Lunaire-Griquet, NL and moved to Roddickton, NL in the early 1950’s. There Max met and married the love of his life, Margaret Marie Denney on the 24th day of November 1955 with the wedding being officiated by Pastor Samuel G. Newman. Together they were blessed with nine (9) children, six (6) girls and three (3) boys. They were also blessed with fifteen (15) grandchildren and fifteen (15) great-grandchildren. Max was well known and respected in his community and worked for a number of years in various occupations. He was employed with Bowater’s as a wood cutter, Eli Decker’s Garage as a mechanic, E.G. Humby and Sons Oil Company, and Roddickton Town Council as a heavy equipment operator/snow clearing/water and sewer maintenance. After his retirement Max continued to work as a “JACK OF ALL TRADES” paving driveways, potholes, parking lots, etc. Max had a very outgoing personality and enjoyed life to its fullest. He was the BEST Husband, Father, Grandfather, and Great-grandfather that a person could ever ask for. Makie will be sadly missed but those who mourn his passing are blessed with cherished memories of him that will last a lifetime. Maxwell leaves to mourn his Wife, Margaret Marie (Denney); Children, Loretta (Ivan Foss), Ivy (Clarence Andrews), Triffey (Melvin Pollard), Gwen (James Wilcox), Eileen (David Ferren), Trevor, Guy (Melanie), Bruce (Laura Jacque), Zonya (John McIvor); Grandchildren, Stephen (Doreen), Tammie (Keon Randell), Tanya (Dennis Hancock), Jeffery (Chantille Pollard), Natasha Andrews, Jessica Wilcox, Jacinta (Josh Lafitte), Kaitlyn Ferren, Emily Ferren, Clara Humby, Matthew Wilcox, Julianna Humby, Jocelyn Jacque; Great-grandchildren, Jacob Hancock, Emma Hannon, Olivia Hannon, Ryan Hiscock, Hailie Beasant, Abigail Hiscock, Layton Beasant, Alec Randell, Lucas Pollard, Lily Hancock, Max Randell, Alexis Lafitte, Nathan Pollard, Alaya Lafitte; Siblings, George (Alma Harris), Emma (Cluney Compton), Alfred Leonard (Hazel Blake), as well as a large circle of extended family and friends. Visitation was held from the Calvary Pentecostal Church in Roddickton, NL from where the funeral was held on June 20th, 2018 at 2:00 pm with Pastor Brown officiating. Interment followed. Funeral arrangements entrusted to Kerry M. Fillatre’s Funeral Home, St. Anthony and Roddickton, Lee Nippard Funeral Director.