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Philip Roy Caley

February 9, 1945 - July 7, 2020

75 years old, of Mossley, Ontario, passed away peacefully at home surrounded by his family, on Monday, July 7th, 2020 from post-stroke complications.

Roy was born in Norwich, Ontario on February 9, 1945 and was married to Penelope for 53 years.

Roy farmed tobacco in Dorchester, Ontario and worked as the Health and Safety Coordinator for Casco in London, Ontario, and for the restoration/reclamation project on Resolution Island /Iqaluit. In retirement, Roy delivered fifth wheel trailers to dealers all over North America. He loved the open road and seeing new places. Roy greatly enjoyed helping his brother, Tom Caley of Port Elgin, Ontario, during harvest each year and, for several years Roy was actively involved with the Dorchester Fair Board. Anyone fortunate enough to have met Roy in life, knew his limitless and unmatched kindness and generosity.

Roy is survived by his beloved wife Penelope; his devoted daughters Wendy and Brenda, along with her husband Gary Stronghill; brother Thomas James Caley and wife Lorna; sister-in-Law Chelta Jean Caley; nieces and nephews: Jim Caley and wife Sue, Lianne Page and husband Brad, Glenn Caley and wife Kelly; and great nieces and nephews: Josh, Ryan, Brittany and Megan.

Roy is preceded in death by his parents Philip and Jean Caley; his brother Laverne Alfred Caley; his nephew Darcy Caley and great-nephew Brady Caley.

A private family service will be held at NORTHVIEW FUNERAL CHAPEL, London, Ontario.

In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be given to St. Elizabeth Foundation, London Ontario or a charity of your choice. The family of Mr. Philip Roy Caley wishes to thank the South West Local Health Integration Network, St. Elizabeth Foundation-London, Dr Wahby, Dr. Ahmed, and the Palliative Care Outreach Team.

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My deepest sympathies to Roy's family. I got to know Roy working at the Caley's in Port Elgin with him at harvest time .Roy was a great guy to work with and I am so glad to have had the chance to know him.RIP Dave

~ Dave Cobean

I am so very sorry to hear of Roy's passing. He was my dad's long time partner in crime and one of the most gentle people I have ever known with such a dry and subtle sense of humour - a good man. Thanks for being part of our lives for such a good time - but never long enough. Hugs to all Emerson and Debbie Cornish

~ deb cornish

My deepest condolences Penny and for all of the Caley family. You are great neighbours and wish you peace and a path forward after this loss.

~ Trevor

(Donated to St. Elizabeth Foundation)

~ Allan McDermid

My sincere condolences to Penny and families. Roy was a good friend and neighbor and will be missed.

~ Doug Wilkinson

(Donated to St. Elizabeth Foundation)

~ Debra Deb Cornish

Bill Cindy and family send our love and sympathy xo

~ Cynthia May

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