Royden E. McInnis
June 23, 1923
July 4, 2005

P.O. Box 269
Millinocket, Maine 04462
Tel. (207)723-6203 






In Memory of Royden McInnis

Royden McinnisThe Northern Timber Cruisers Snowmobile Club as well as the entire Katahdin area community paid its respects to one of its most noted and well liked residents. "Roydie" or "Crackerman " as he was called by two little girls who frequented the Northern Timber Cruisers clubhouse was a pillar to area snowmobiling efforts as well as to the Millinocket community. Always a friendly smile and handshake to greet those who visited the NTCSC was one of Roydens trademarks.

Royden E. McInnis, 82, passed away Monday, July 4, 2005 at a local health care facility. He was born in Millinocket, June 23, 1923 the son of Maurice and Mabel McInnis. He worked as a millwright at Great Northern Paper Company for 38.3 years, retiring in 1986. Roy worked in the C.C. Camp during World War II.

As a young man, Royden enjoyed water skiing. He enjoyed snowmobiling, and his membership and friends at Northern Timber Cruisers Snowmobile Club were very close to his heart. Royden was proud of being involved on Mt. Katahdin rescues with the Northern Timber Cruisers. He will be missed by many residents of Millinocket for his daily scheduled rides to the lake and will always be remembered riding in his green truck, waving to all his friends.

Roy is survived by his loving wife of fifty nine years, Jeannine McInnis of Millinocket; two daughters, Sandra and her husband Brian Eastman of Herman, and Donna and her husband Mark Hopper of Bellefonte, PA; five grandchildren, Todd Eastman, Michele Eastman Derr, Kelly Hopper, Lauren Hopper, Ryan Hopper; four great-grandchildren, Riley Derr, Regan Derr, Avery Barrino, Tavian Barrino.



Stan Valley
Little Rock, Arkansas
July 7, 2005 6:40 AM
What a great man. I will always remember his broad and never ending smile and he always had a handshake waiting for his friends, which was anyone he met. I will miss him as I know everyone that met him will. May God comfort you in your loss.


Joyce Morrison Harris
Mesa, AZ
July 6, 2005 11:30 AM
I was so sorry to hear of Roydie's passing. I have many fond memories of him and Jean at the Timber Cruisers and at Mom & Dad's camp. I always admired his humor and energy. May God be with all of his family and friends at this time and may the good times be of comfort as you grieve. Sincerely, Joyce Morrison, Harris


Bobbie Allen
July 6, 2005 9:29 AM
Dear Mrs. McInnis and family, I will always have a smile when I think of Royden. He was always so cheerful and friendly, specially when I had Girl Scout camp @ the Timber Cruiser's all those years. Also when he would go by when I was out walking he would cirle the block and tell me I was going to fast and to stop loosing so much weight! I am sure you will all miss him terribly but you will cherish the memories you have of home. Take care. Bobbie allen


Suzanne Dow
Bangor, Maine 04401
July 6, 2005 5:53 AM
I am so sorry to hear of your loss of Royden. I will fondly remember his friendly smile and joking way when he came into the Hair Revue to see Sandi. Seems like yesterday. Remembering his fondly, Suzanne Lozier-Dow


Sue & Mick Heggaton
Marion, IL
July 6, 2005 5:15 AM
We are so sorry for you loss. Our Prayers are with you all. Love Sue and Mick Heggaton


Josh Dillingham
rockland, me
July 6, 2005 5:02 AM
dear family, i knew royden for a few years, but enough to know that he was one heck of a guy. you both treated me like part of the family. we all will miss royden very much. god bless


Rhonda Mackin
Palmetto, Florida
July 5, 2005 8:21 PM
I am so sorry to hear of the passing of Uncle Goog. My heart goes out to you in your time of loss. You are in my thoughts and prayers. Not Ever Gone Just Moved On


Linda (Moore) Valley
Jacksonville, Arkansas
July 5, 2005 1:39 PM
I am so sorry to hear about Roydie. He was such a friendly man. I will always remember him and Dad out in our garage. I will always remember how much fun we would have sledding when I was little. He will be greatly missed.


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