Boyd Ring

Obituary of Boyd Ring

The passing of Boyd Henry Ring of Fredericton, NB, devoted husband of Mildred (Currie) Ring, occurred on Wednesday, February 23, 2011 at the Dr. Everett Chalmers Regional Hospital. Born on May 17, 1931 in Millerton, NB, he was the son of the late Albert and Ella (Mullen) Ring. Boyd was an Auditor and a Systems Analyst; having worked for Maritime Electric, he later worked and retired from NB Power. He was an executive member of the Royal Canadian Legion Branch #4 … Sergeant of Arms for 33 years and also Provincial Sergeant of Arms for several years. He served as Aide-de-Camp for five Lieutenant Governors, retiring seven years ago. Boyd was a member of the Order of Canada (Military Merit). He was also a member of Nashwaaksis United Church. He enjoyed competitive fastball, coaching fastball, hockey, Men’s Senior Workshop and woodworking. Boyd was a great dad and a wonderful grandfather. In addition to his loving wife, Boyd is survived by his daughter, Beth Daigle (Chris) of Quispamsis, NB; sons, Roger Ring (Denise) of Fredericton, NB and Troy Ring (friend Shelley Storey) of Doaktown, NB; grandchildren, Jennifer Daigle of Rothesay, NB, Emily Daigle of Quispamsis, NB, Sean and James Ring both of Fredericton, NB; sister, Betty Hughson of Fredericton, NB and several nieces and nephews. Besides his parents, Boyd was predeceased by his brother, Watson Ring. Visitation will take place at York Funeral Home, 302 Brookside Drive on Friday, February 25, 2011 from 2-4 and 7-9 pm. The members of the Royal Canadian Legion Branch #4 are asked to assemble at the funeral home for a Legion Tribute Service on Friday at 7 pm. A Funeral Service will take place at York Funeral Home’s T. Gordon MacLeod Memorial Chapel on Saturday, February 26, 2011 at 10 am with Rev. Joyce Perry officiating. Interment will take place in Douglas Rural Cemetery at a later date. For those who wish, remembrances may be made to the Royal Canadian Legion Branch #4 Building Fund; Nashwaaksis United Church or the charity of the donor’s choice. Personal condolences may be offered through
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