Allan Robert Greenwood passed away at home on April 2, 2023 at the age of 80. Allan was born on August 14, 1942 in Coronach, Sask. He attended Clydesdale Country School for grades 1-8, then attended Coronach for high school. Allan worked for various farmers around Coronach and Moose Jaw, construction with Tracey Construction, worked as a mechanic at Sterling Motors, followed by a 27 year career at Co-op before retiring in 1991. Allan went on to start his own successful courier service which is still running today. He operated Greenwood’s Delivery Service for 20 years, during which time he fulfilled contracts with Leader Post, Times Herald, and various rural hospitals and businesses. This is when he became known for his meticulously maintained 1996 Dodge diesel which he bought new and put 1.4 million kilometres on.
Allan’s legacy will be carried on by his loving wife of 46 years Vivian (née Dawson) as well as their seven children Ryan (Denise), Cody (Amy), Tyler (Melissa), Drew (Michelle), Holly, Haley (Larry), and Lane (Alyssa). Allan will be lovingly remembered by his many grandchildren Marcus, Leigham, Jakoby & Kolten, Allison & Zoe, Piper, Kase, & Katie, Hailey & Riley, Shyanne, and soon to arrive another baby.
He is survived by his brother-in-law Bob McGee and sisters-in-law Judy Greenwood and Gail Dawson. He was predeceased by his parents Harold & Reta (née Noble), siblings Eileen (Martin) Wrolson, Elmer, Alice McGee, and Melvin, and parents-in-law Bob and Madge Dawson. Allan is also survived and predeceased by numerous nieces, nephews, great nieces and nephews, great-great nephew, and great-great-great nieces.
A celebration of life will be held at the Eagles Club (561 Home St, W.) on Sunday, May 7th at 2:00 pm. The family looks forward to seeing anyone who would like to honour Allan’s life.
A special thank you goes out to Dr. Haver, the Homecare staff in Moose Jaw, and our Mom (Vivian) for keeping him home and comfortable until the very end.