MacPhee, Raymond Alexander “Junior” – 82 of Upper Nine Mile River passed away March 19th, 2021 in the Magnolia Continuing Care facility, Enfield. Born in Upper Nine Mile River on April 7th, 1938 he was the son of the late Raymond and Janet “Jennie” (McKenzie) MacPhee.
Junior first and foremost was a family man who adored his wife, children, grandchildren and great- granddaughter. He thoroughly enjoyed country music and in his younger years played the drums in the family band. Junior could often be found in his garage listening to music with a beer in hand welcoming all visitors.
Juniors working career went into his 70s until his health failed due to Parkinson’s disease. Junior was a truck driver most of his life working for himself and several companies, retiring from Dexter Construction. He took great pride in providing the best life for his family and built our family homes.
Junior will be dearly missed by his wife of 53 years, Shirley; his daughters, Lorianne Sanford, Dartmouth; Karen Carroll (Mark), Grande Prairie AB; son Jeffrey who he adored; grandchildren Mary, Mariah, Brooke, Shamus, Grace, Jake; great-granddaughter Shayah; sister Lois Isenor (Ivan); brother Lealon MacPhee (Sharon); several nieces and nephews.
Besides his parents, Junior is predeceased by son Jordan Ray in infancy.
The family would like to extend a special thanks to VON and the staff at the Magnolia Continuing Care.
Cremation has taken place, there will be a burial and Celebration of Life at a later date.
Donations in memory of Junior can be made to the Upper Rawdon Cemetery c/o Sarah Withrow, 2129 Hwy. 14, RR1 Rawdon, NS, B0N 2N0.
Arrangements have been entrusted to the compassionate care of the J. Wilson Allen Funeral Home, Hwy 354, Kennetcook, ph-1-902-362-2440 or please visit our web site at www.allenfh.ca to sign the guest book and send private condolences.