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Ottis Everett Henwood


Ottis Everett Henwood


Ottis Everett Henwood, 95 of Riverview passed away peacefully on January 30th, 2018 at the Moncton Hospital.
Ottis was born in Albert Mines on November 5th, 1922 the son of the late Liffie and Elizabeth (Milton) Henwood.  
Ottis was a hard worker, he worked with Swift Canadian and then started the company, C & O Contractors along with his brother Clayton where he worked until his retirement.  He attended the Hillsborough Baptist Church and sang in the Silver Chords Choir, later he became a member of the Gunningsville Baptist Church.  Ottis loved cooking and was known for his carrot cake and hodgepodge.   He enjoyed playing crib and also loved travelling, having been to Japan, Ireland England,Hawaii, Florida and all across Canada in his travels.   Ottis loved his family very much and they all knew he was there for them.  He is now at peace in the presence of his Lord and also being reunited with his beloved wife Marie. 
He will be deeply missed by his son, Elwyn Henwood (Sharon) of Riverview; daughter, Rhona Hendy (Ralph) of Caledonia Mountain; his grandchildren, Lisa Hendy McDavid (Todd) of Turtle Creek, Tammy Milton (Jeff) of Riverview, Todd Henwood (Tracey Taylor) of Eastern Passage and Stacey Dowling (George) of South Carolina; his great grandchildren, Jeremy, Corey, Felicia, Kayla, Brett, Jessica, Colby, Olivia, Anna, Sophia, Logan and Quinn; great great grandchildren, Parker, Payton, Hunter ,Weston and Nevaeh; sisters, Muriel Hanson of Hillsborough, Marjorie Keirstead of Amherst and Lorena Phillips (Sandy) of Lower Coverdale; brother, Clayton Henwood(Jane) of Riverview and sister-in-law, Geraldine Henwood of Kingston, ON.  He will also be missed by several nieces and nephews.
Besides his parents and his beloved wife Marie he was predeceased by brothers, Richard (Lilly), Henry and Merton.
The family will be having private visitation.  All are welcome to attend the Funeral Service to be held at the Albert County Funeral Home on Saturday, February 3rd, 2018 at 2:00pm with Rev. Blair Holden officiating.  Following the service the family will be meeting with relatives and friends for further sharing of memories and refreshments at the funeral home.  Interment will be in the Fair Haven Memorial Gardens at a later date.
Family flowers only please.  Donations to the Gunningsville Baptist Church or to the charity of the donor's choice would be greatly appreciated.  
Arrangements are in the care of the Albert County Funeral Home, 4130 route 114, Hopewell Cape, NB, E4H-3K2  734-2780
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Service Date
Saturday, February 3, 2018
Service Time
Service Location
Albert County Funeral Home

No visitation

Burial Location
Fair Haven Memorial Gardens, Moncton, NB

Requested Charity
Gunningsville Baptist Church or charity of the donor's choice