February 6, 1942 ~ May 20, 2022
Roy Keith Ticknor, age 80, passed away on May 20, 2022. Roy was born on February 6, 1942 to Marjorie (Jenkins) and Vern Ticknor.
He is survived by his wife Joan of 55 years; his son, Kevin (Kristen); daughter Brenda (Andy); grandsons, Aidan, Jace, Drew and Matthew; sister Lenore (Ken); brother Ken (Judy); and many nieces and nephews. He was predeceased by sister Shirley.
Roy grew up on family farm near Altamont, Manitoba. After graduating high school, Roy moved to Winnipeg and worked for Motorcoach Industries. Roy married Joan Rubidge in 1966. They moved to Pinawa where Roy worked for Atomic Energy of Canada for the next 31 years. Upon retirement, Roy returned to farming. He worked for Russell Klapprat in Seven Sisters for the next 14 years. Roy enjoyed this time on the farm immensely.
Dad loved life, his family, friends and living in Pinawa. He enjoyed boating and camping in the summer and snowmobiling in the winter and watching Aidan and Jace play hockey. Dad had the gift of gab. He enjoyed socializing with everyone he came in contact with.
Roy had two children, Kevin and Brenda. Kevin married Kristen Scott and they have two sons, Aidan and Jace . They reside in Pinawa. Brenda married Andy Patzner and they have two sons as well, Drew and Matthew. They reside in Fargo, North Dakota. Roy loved his grandchildren immensely and enjoyed sharing in all of their activities with them.
A graveside service is planned to Wednesday, May 25 at 2:00 p.m. at the Pinawa Cemetery with a gathering to follow at Pinawa Vanier Centre.Print This Obituary & Condolences