DILLINGHAM, Roland Frank (“Buster”)

It is with heavy hearts and much love, that the family of Buster Dillingham announces his sudden passing at the age of 91. He has now joined the Lord and the love of his life, Frankie, where we know they are dancing their days away in heaven.

Buster was born in Luseland, Saskatchewan and lived in numerous communities in Alberta, working for the Alberta Wheat Pool, before settling in Devon for the last 18 years. He also enjoyed spending many summers at their cabin at Parkland Beach.

He leaves to mourn his son Norman (Barb), daughter Shelly (Greg) Fuller, grandchildren, Jennifer (Greg) Mihal, Jason (Jessica) Dillingham, McKenzie Fuller, Macey Fuller, & great-grandchildren, Mitchell, Eliot, Ashtyn, Liam, Emma, Sammy and Sebastian; brothers-in-law Bill (Patricia) Wyse and Donald (Faith) Wyse, sister-in-law Clarice (Ron) Seely and numerous nieces and nephews, extended family and many friends. In particular, his grandchildren and great-grandchildren brought Buster profound pride and joy.

Buster was predeceased by his wife Frankie, on April 9, 2020. Also, his parents Paul and Dorothy Dillingham and brothers Donald, Norman, Bruce and John, his son-in-law Cal Fuller and grandson-in-law Scott Campbell.

Due to restrictions, there will be an invite-only family celebration for Buster and Frankie. The service will be live streamed for those who are unable to attend. To view the service through live stream, go to:  devon-community-church.freeonlinechurch.com/live on June 29, 2020 at 1:00 p.m.

In lieu of flowers, please consider a donation to the Devon General Hospital Foundation, 101 Erie Street S, Devon, AB T9G 1A6, or a charity of your choice.

Serenity Funeral Service Leduc 780-980-3688

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Larry Wyse

Shelly, Norm, Barb & family,

Your parents were special people to our family. My Mom & Dad (Marj & Ken) shared many Frankie & Buster stories of the good old days, and more recent times in Arizona. Usually centering around lots of laughs at the dinner table, during cards, and playing golf. Mom & Dad also shared with us about how supportive Frankie & Buster were, along with Pat & Willy, to them when grieving the loss of Jim & Marge. For me, I will never forget the family reunions & remembering that if there was noise & laughter in the vicinity, your Dad was always in the middle of it. As for your Mom, I will remember her affection every time we met which was always a big hug & kiss. The family pictures at the end of the service match up with many of the oldies we have. Maybe we can have a bit of a reunion of our own by pulling out our albums and going through them together sometime. You were blessed with parents who boldly lived out their faith in words and action by their friendliness & hospitality for which you can be forever proud and consider as an example for us all to follow.

marion herbert

So sorry for your loss, Frankie was always a favorite for me at the annual Durnford senior bbq’s. She was a lively gal, had a genuine interest when listening to the stories around the table. RIP to you both.

Robert and Donnell Wyse

Our thoughts and prayers are with the family during this difficulty time. We will fondly remember all the great times we had with Uncle Buster and Aunt Frankie.

Sylvia Appel

so sorry for your loss they always made you feel like you were important to them I will always hold them in my heart It is so comforting to know that they are together with Jesus It always sad for the ones that are left behind. mayGod give you peace at this time

Wade and Marlene Karmann

Our thoughts are with you and yours.

Uncle Buster was a kind man who could always make us smile and laugh. His love for his family and friends was well known and appreciated.

Karen Lesher (nee Seely)

Hugs Norman and Barb and Shelly and Greg,
I can’t imagine the hole that is left behind from such special parents. You have been so blessed to have them for a time. Yet what a joy for them to be together again in the presence of God for eternity. I remember all the family reunions we all enjoyed as I was growing up–the fun, the laughter, the singing and the hugs all around. No one hugged like your mom and no one teased like your dad! This time truly is bitter sweet. I can’t wait till we are all together again. The reunion for us all in heaven is going to be great!! What a day that will be. Blessings and prayers to you and your families. Hugs and Hugs (like your mom always gave … tight and long!)

Blair Calvin Sarver

I am so sorry fore the family, Buster was a very nice guy and enjoyed haveing coffee with him

Grant and Janice Jacobe

So sorry to hear of your loss our deepest Sympathy and
Condolences to you and your family Norm and Barb Keeping you in our prayers as you go through this difficult
Hugs and Prayers
Grant and Janice Jacobs

Mel and Carol Dyck

Buster was a kind and gentle man. His faith in God and his love for his family was clearly evident. He always had time to talk to everyone and people were all drawn to him

Deborah and Murray Jackshaw

We are so sorry for your loss. You are in our thoughts and prayers. Uncle Buster and Aunt Frankie will be missed. Much love to you all.

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