Roland”Rolly” Phillip NELSON

Roland “Rolly” Phillip Nelson

August 17, 1927 to October 23, 2015

On Friday, October 23, 2015, Rolly passed away peacefully at Beacon Hill Villa in Victoria, BC. He lived a long and full life of 88 years and will be mourned by many.

Rolly was predeceased by his parents and his brother, Harold. He is survived by his two brothers: David (Mae) and Clifton (Gerry); his sister Gweneth (Jim); his life partner; Lorna; his children Darryl (Jan), Ardath (Kellie), Douglas, Howard, Susanne and numerous grandchildren and great-grandchildren.

A service to honour his life will be held at

2:00 p.m. on Thursday, November 5, 2015

at Sands Funeral Chapel, 1803 Quadra

Street, Victoria, BC with a visitation

preceding the service 10:00 a.m.-noon.

The burial will be at 11:00 a.m. on Friday,

November 6, 2015 at Cedar Valley Memorial

Gardens, 2347 Cedar Road, Cedar, BC.

To honour his memory donations may be made to The Gideons International. Condolences to the family may be shared on-line at sandsfuneral.com/victoria.


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