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June 7, 2019

Brian Donald MacKay, beloved husband of Debbie (nee Fuller) MacKay, of Ripley, died at the Owen Sound Hospital, Friday, June 7, 2019, at the age of 62. Loving Father of Sarah (Jeremy) Phelan of Lucknow, Rachel (Matt) VanHardeveld of Ripley, and John of Lucknow. Dear Papa of Wade, Blake, Brent, Austin, Harlow, Hutton and Hadyia. He will also be sadly missed by his mother, Joan of Ripley; brothers, Ken of Toronto, Eoin (Lisa) of Ripley and Darryl (Lianne) of Pryor, Oklahoma; brothers-in-law, Lee (Lorna) Fuller and Ross Fuller; and sister-in-law, Kathy (Bruce) Culbert; as well as several nieces and nephews. Predeceased by his father, John D. MacKay; and father-in-law and mother-in-law, Raymond and Margaret Fuller. Brian farmed in the Ripley area and was a member of the Ripley and District Lions Club. He was involved in the Ripley Fall Fair, and Ripley Minor Hockey (now Huron-Bruce Minor Hockey). A Memorial Service will be held at St. Andrew's United Church, Ripley, Friday, June 14, 2019, at 2 p.m., with visitation beginning at Noon. Anyone wishing to go directly to the Ripley-Huron Community Centre may do so at 3 p.m. and meet with the family there, where the casual celebration of Brian's life will continue, along with a reception. Interment, Ripley Cemetery. Memorial donations to the Ripley and District Lions Club, Huron-Bruce Minor Hockey or the Trillium Gift of Life Network, would be appreciated as expressions of sympathy. Arrangements entrusted to the MacKenzie and McCreath Funeral Home, Ripley. Condolences on-line at