Mr. Ronald W. Purdy, in his 79th year, passed peacefully at Victoria Hospital on December 31, 2020 with his loving wife at his side. Beloved husband of Adelaine and dear son of Flora (Norwood) Purdy. Loving Dad to Karen (David) Franklin of Michigan, USA, David (Sophianne) Purdy of Stouffville, Ont., and stepfather to Kelvin (Heather) Magoon of Rockwood, Ont. Dear brother of Carol (Ken) Monk of Toronto, Helen (Allan) Locke of Ajax, and Tom Purdy of P.E.I. Proud Grandpa to Kelly, Ciarra, Wake, Kaya, Quentin and Saffron. Predeceased by first wife Saundra (Smith) in 1996. He was known to everyone as a person with a talented, generous and kind nature. Cremation has taken place. A memorial service will take place at a later date. Those wishing to make a memorial donation are asked to consider Parkinson Canada.