HERBERT â??NEILâ? PAYNE

October 25, 1930 – December 2, 2011

Neil suffered a debilitating stroke in 2003 with the doctor giving him only hours to live. He defied the odds and was with us for 8 more years, passing away in hospital at the beginning of December.

He is survived by his wife, Carol of Parksville, son Richard (Nancy), daughter Sally (Ron) Busse, grandchildren, Stewart and Lauren all of Camrose, Alberta.

Neil retired from Forest Park School in Nanaimo after a full career of teaching. He was also involved for many years with the Nanaimo Track and Field Club. Neil had a great love of classical music and frequently played recordings in the school library.

We thank you all for your sympathy and support. In place of a memorial service, we would ask that you take a moment and rejoice with us, knowing that Neil is now with his Lord Jesus Christ and singing praises with the angels.

Donations in his memory made to local food banks would be appreciated. God’s blessing on you all.


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