Beverly Royce Van Zant

Born: Fri., Sep. 4, 1925
Died: Sun., Jan. 3, 2016

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Beverly Royce Van Zant  
A twinkle in his eye, a smile on his face.
He was a kind gentle man.
Died peacefully at Manitoulin Health Centre,
on Sunday, January 3rd, 2016
at the age of 90.

Born to Mary Van Zant (Macdonald) and John Van Zant (both predeceased), on September 4th, 1925.
Predeceased by brothers Loyal (Evelyn),
Glyn (Edna),
Burkley (Harriet),
and sisters Nedra Morton (Bill),
Bona Lang (Victor).
Predeceased by longtime best girl Edith.
Survived by sister in law Karen.
Will always be remembered by many nieces, nephews and friends.

Memorial Service
1PM Saturday May 21, 2016
at Knox United Church, Manitowaning.
Burial at Hilly Grove Cemetery.

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Bill and Marilyn Smith
   Posted Thu January 07, 2016
So sorry to hear of Royce's passing. Bill and I enjoyed Royce's friendship. We curled with him and went fishing with him and enjoyed his company when he visited, usually after a trip to Gore Bay with Verna. He was such a joy to have at the Friendship Club gatherings, always having that little smile, a funny story, and of course salmon sandwiches to each meeting. He was a kind and generous person, and we will miss him.

John And Colleen Caselton
   Posted Thu January 07, 2016
Royce was a wonderful happy man, sympathy to the family. He will be missed.

Blair & Sherry Bond
   Posted Thu January 07, 2016
Deepest condolences to all the VanZant families, We will always remember the brilliant smile that he gave when ever he would see us. Rest in Peace Royce

shirley viney
   Posted Fri January 08, 2016
My deepest sympathy to the family . I enjoyed playing euchre with Royce . He always had a story and a smile .

Dorothy & Wayne ( Chipper) Chapman
   Posted Fri January 15, 2016
To the family of Royce please except our condolences a this time of his passing. Royce was a gentle man with a heart of gold a true warm smile and a very kind and thoughtful man. Was always a pleasure to talk with Royce and hear that little chuckle he would give you after he told you some thing funny. Rest in Piece with your brothers together again.

Don & Phoebe Sanderson
   Posted Tue May 17, 2016
To the Van Zant family. So sorry for your loss. He was a kind and gentle man who was always proud and happy with the accomplishments of his brothers, sisters, nieces and nephews. When I (Phoebe) was growing up, my family spent a lot of time with Burk and Harriet at their camp at Lake Manitou and Royce was always popping around, ready to go fishing or hunting or just to help out. He will be missed. A long life, well lived. Thoughts and prayers are with you all at the memorial service on May 21st. Don, Phoebe , Michael and Thomas

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