David Wood Yuill – 89, Truro, passed away Tuesday, November 17, 2020, at Colchester East Hants Health Centre, Truro. Born in Quincy, Massachusetts, USA, he was a son of the late Graham Walcott and Agnes (Wood) Yuill.
David grew up in Old Barns and attended local schools and later attended Rothesay Collegiate School. In 1949, he joined Bank of Montreal in Truro and over the next 40 years was proud to have served in six Canadian provinces, including its three major cities of Vancouver, Montreal and Toronto as well as twice in London, England.
Over the years, he was involved in local commercial, community and church organizations across Canada and England. He was a member of Old Barns United Church. He was a 32 Mason and was also a member of Canada Lodge, Canada Chapter of Royal Arch in London and was Past Master of Truro Lodge No. 43. He was a member of Keith Chapter of Royal Arch in Truro and was also a Shriner. He was a life member of Colchester Historical Society and a long-time member of Truro Golf Club. He spent many years happy and contented in his home town and province.
The last of his generation, he was predeceased by his parents; elder brother, Laurence W. "Larry" (1961); younger sister, Barbara (2007).
He is survived by his sister-in-law, Helen Zwicker (Ivan Christiansen), Indian Point, Lunenburg County; nephews, Graham A. "Sandy" (Debbie) Yuill, Lower Truro; James A.L. Yuill (Mike Stone), New York; Gerald Zwicker (Michelle Wallace), Truro; niece, Susan (Scott) Henderson, Old Barns; great nieces and nephews, Robert Yuill, Jennifer Yuill, Jeremy Zwicker, Katelyn Zwicker, Mason Zwicker, all of Truro; Evan Kennedy, Halifax; Mari Henderson, Eric Henderson, Old Barns; great-great niece, Abbey Yuill.
Private interment will be held in Old Barns Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, donations in David’s memory to Old Barns United Church, Canadian Cancer Society or charity of your choice are welcomed.
Arrangements have been entrusted to Mattatall – Varner Funeral Home, 55 Young Street, Truro. Private messages of condolence may be sent to the family by viewing David’s obituary on-line and selecting "Send A Condolence" at: www.mattatallvarnerfh.com