September 6, 1935 – August 1, 2018

FLEET, Orval Ross Alexander  “Scrub”  – The family of Orval is saddened to announce his death in his 83rd year after a battle with Pulmonary Fibrosis. Forever loved and remembered by Dorothy, his wife of 58 years.  Predeceased by his son, Craig. Loving Dad of Sandy Slack (Mike) and Gregg (Joanne). Cherished Papa of Kyleigh, Tyce, Sydney and Hailey. Dear brother of Blake (Laura) both deceased, Blanche (Bruce), Ralph (Jean), the late Howard (Jennie), Phyllis (the late Vernal “Pete”), Lorne (Wanda), Ivan (Kathy) (the late Olive), Marian (John) and Margaret (the late Murdoch). Brother-in-law to the late Lois (Alan). Uncle Scrub will be greatly missed by many nieces and nephews. Proud partner and operator of Fleet Brothers Ltd. for over 50 years. Family and friends will be received at TURNER FAMILY FUNERAL HOME on Monday, August 6, 2018 from 2–4 p.m. and 7–9 p.m. Funeral Service Tuesday, August 7, 2018 at 1 p.m. at the Funeral Home. Interment at Mt. Zion Cemetery. If desired, donations to the Canadian Pulmonary Fibrosis Foundation.

10 Messages to Fleet, Orval Ross Alexander “Scrub”

  • Carol Kirkland

    My thoughts are with you on this most difficult day. My condolences to your entire family, may you find comfort in all the fond memories. I remember Uncle Scrub with great warmth, a loving, kind member of the Fleet family. I will think of him reunited with his family members already passed, laughing and joking, waiting for us to join them.
    Love to you,
    Carol, Doug and Gordon

  • Tom, Jennifer, Emma, Ben and Bobby

    Thinking of you Sandy, Mike, Kyleigh and Tyce today as we pay tribute to your Dad ( Grandpa) . Also know that we send are deepest sympathies to you Dottie and Gregg and Joanne and family. Cherish the memories you have and know that you have friends and family to support you through this rough time. Hugs!!

  • Myrtle Inwood

    My heart goes out to you and your family during this difficult time. Wishing you strength, comfort, and healing. In sympathy and caring, Myrtle.

  • Lois Arsenault

    Kevin, Lois Arsenault and family
    Our love and thoughts are with all of you.
    I remember Uncle Scrub with such fondness and joy, he was always smiling and playful, teasing and mischievous. Blessed to have had him for an uncle. ❤️

  • Lorraine Kenney (Allison)

    Heart felt condolences to you and the kids Dot.
    I have so many wonderful memories of Scrub, like him tormenting our Chihuahua Pepe just to get me riled up ☺. I can still see the twinkle in his eye.
    You both mean a lot to me and always will. Take comfort in your family at this sad time.
    Much love

  • Mary Lou Lawlor...nee Twiss

    Our thoughts and prayers are with you at this sad time… thinking of the past and how kind you were to me. Take care Dorthy and enjoy your lovely family.

  • The Browns

    Sending love to Sandy, Mike, Tyce, Ky and family. Remember and celebrate the long and happy life he lived.

  • Bob & Betty Campbell

    Deepest Condolences to you Aunt Dot, Sandy, Gregg and families. Uncle Scrub was such a great person. We have many fond memories from over the years of the family get togethers. His great laugh and friendly nature was always a pleasure. Our prayers are with you all..

  • Stephanie, Muzaffer and Maya Nargoz

    We were very saddened to hear about Scrub’s passing and will remember his warm smile and friendly disposition. Much love to Gregg, Joanne, Sydney, Hailey, Dottie, Sandy, Mike, Kyleigh and Tyce.

  • Kathleen & Tony Haward

    Our deepest sympathy to Dottie and Sandi and Gregg and families. He will always be remembered as a loving man family man. A lovely person. May he rest in peace.

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