Entered into rest peacefully on Thursday, December 20, 2012 at the John M. Parrott Centre, Napanee in his 79th year. Beloved husband of Joan Sams. Loved father of Lydia MacKay(Ray), Alberta MacKay(John). Fondly remembered by his granddaughter Tara Nugent and grandsons Sam and Ian Lees. Dear brother of Ernest, Myrtle Kelly(Ron), Joan Fraser(David). Predeceased by his parents William R. McKay & Kathleen Moss, his siblings William Carr Dick, Ruth Woodworth, Richard and Shirley McKay. Also survived by many nieces and nephews. The family will receive friends at the PAUL G. PAYNE FUNERAL HOME, Main St., Odessa 613-386-7373 on Friday, December 28th from 7-9pm and Saturday from 10-11am with the service to follow in the funeral home at 11am with Rev. E. Kellogg officiating. Private family interment at a later date in Bath United Church Cemetery. As expressions of sympathy the family would appreciate donations to either the L & A Hospital Foundation or the Canadian Cancer Society.