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Neil Robert Lex Macdonald

November 19, 1985 — September 3, 2022

Neil Robert Lex Macdonald

It is with great sadness that we the family announce the sudden passing of our beloved son, grandson, brother, nephew, friend and father, Neil Robert “ Robbie” Lex MacDonald on September3rd, 2022 in Dartmouth Nova Scotia. Robbie was 36yrs old at the time of his passing.


Robbie was born on November 19th, 1985, at St. Rita's hospital in Sydney. NS to Robbie & Laureen (Bishop) MacDonald. Growing up in New Waterford, Robbie loved to spend time out the country fishing & hunting with his dad & uncle's. He was an avid boxer and he had a love for the sport that lasted his whole life. He was a great boxer & loved getting in the ring or being in the gym training. Robbie earned the nickname "Rock-a-bye Robbie" during his boxing career a title he carried proudly. To know Robbie was to love him, his infectious smile and big blue eyes could light up any room he entered. In Robbie's short life he worked out in Alberta for many years doing seismic, where he made lifelong friendships. Robbie truly loved life and he lived it to the fullest. One of his favorite sayings was "live everyday like it was your last”. Robbie truly was the most generous person in the entire world, he would give the shirt off his back to anyone in need and would drop everything to be there in an instant. He was not shy and loved being the center of attention, in his own words "he was sexy as hell, and he owned it".

Robbie is survived by his parents Robbie & Laureen (Bishop) MacDonald, brother Johnny MacDonald (Lisa), sister Sarah MacDonald (Matthew) as well as his daughters Chloe, Trinity, Lexi, and Phoenix who were the absolute love and light of his life, they were his proudest accomplishment in life. The mother of his girls Candice Tomiczek and Jackie Gallant whom he shared a lifelong love for and bond with and he was so grateful for the amazing mothers they are to his girls. Also, nephew Aiden and niece Ellie who he just adored. He is also survived by his "other mothers”. grandmother Barbara Bishop and aunt Theresa Bishop. As well many aunts, uncles, cousins, and lifelong friends whom there are just too many to mention.

Robbie is predeceased by his grandfathers Neil Bishop and Gussy MacDonald as well as grandmother Muriel (Midge) MacDonald and very special uncles Glen Marsh and Russell MacDonald.


Arrangements are under the care and direction of McLellan Funeral Home, New Waterford. Cremation has taken place a chapel service will be held on Tuesday Sept 20th, 2022 at McLellan Funeral Home with Deacon Lorne MacNeil officiating. To express words of comfort directly to the family please go to: www.mclellanfuneralhome.com


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Tuesday, September 20, 2022

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Cremation has taken place a chapel service will be held on Tuesday Sept 20th, 2022 at McLellan Funeral Home with Deacon Lorne MacNeil.

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