Percy Vincent "Vinnie" Weatherbee
It is with deep sadness we announce the passing of Percy Vincent "Vinnie" Weatherbee, 82 years, of Springhill, on Monday, December 17, 2018 in High Crest Nursing Home, Springhill.
Born in Springhill, he was a son of the late Percy and Lillis (Coleman) Weatherbee.
Vinnie was a miner who loved his work and was the last surviving member of the Draegerman Crew in Springhill. He was an avid hunter, and enjoyed hunting with his best friend Bob Manley. He loved darts, both for fun and in competition.
A devoted husband, wonderful father and grandfather, he will be dearly missed by his wife the former Muriel Colborne, of Wyvern, NS; sons Dan (Bernie), Medicine Hat, AB and Rob (Sharon), Collingwood, NS; daughters, Sheree (Glen) Hunter, Springhill, NS and Patty Weatherbee (Harold Fraser), Springhill, NS; several grand and great grandchildren; several nieces and nephews.
He was predeceased by his son Bruce in 1973; great grandson Vincent; son-in-law Ian Johnston; brothers, Earl, George "Buster", Melvin "Mellie" and a sister, Eleanor Craig.
Arrangements are under the care and guidance of A.H. Brown Funeral Home, 5 McFarlane Street, Springhill (902-597-2361). Family and friends are invited to the funeral home where we will celebrate and remember Vinnie at an Afternoon of Remembrance from 2:00 - 4:00 pm on Sunday, December 23, 2018. A private family committal will be held in the Hillside Cemetery in the spring.
Donations in memory of Vinnie may be made to the charity of your choice.
Sharing of memories and condolences may be sent to the family by visiting Vinnie's online memorial at www.brownsfuneralhome.com or through the A.H. Brown Funeral Home Facebook Page.