Russell Greer Vyse, Sept. 23, 1936 – Aug. 9, 2021, passed away peacefully at Stratford General Hospital.
Russell leaves his wife Eileen (Kew), daughter Susan McKay and son Brian (Deb) Vyse. Grandchildren Sarah and Dave Shapton, Jason and Sarah McKay, Josh McKay, Matt Vyse, Shawna Vyse (Rick). Great-grandchildren Lily, Kara, Nathan, Bentley, Kinsley, Charlotte, Jake, Daniel, Emma and Allie. Also leaves brother Doug and Ruth Vyse, sister-in-law Gail Vyse, Muriel Kew, Marven Smith and brother-in-law Gord Kew. Predeceased by parents Fred and Florence Vyse, brother Al Vyse and niece Laurie Vyse.
Russ took a lot of pride in his long time career of truck driving. In his younger years he drove long distance and after moving to a hobby farm in Lakeside are he drove many years for Hutton Transport, acquiring safe driving awards year after year. Many stories were told to friends and family of long haul, long loads and big trucks. When not driving, he had a love for his herd of sheep with many hours spent tending the flock. He leaves this world with his faithful companion Spotty by his side.
A Private family funeral service will be held. Interment in Kintore Presbyterian Cemetery.
Memorial donations may be made to the Alzheimer Society of Perth County, 1020 Ontario St #5, Stratford, ON N5A 6Z3 or the Stratford Perth Humane Society, 25 Griffith Rd, Stratford, ON N5A 6S4