Brian Russel Embleton
It is with great sadness that we, the family of Brian Russel Embleton, announce his death. Brian, aged 67 years, passed away at the Fredericton Hospice House on December 27, 2020 after a difficult battle with cancer.
Brian was born in Fredericton, NB on March 1, 1953 to the late Russell Embleton and Myrtle (Gunter) Embleton. He is survived by his long term companion and friend, Nancy (Davidson) Green, his daughter Kari (Embleton) Granlund from Red Deer, AB and his son Ryan Embleton from Lindsay, ON. Brian is also survived by his sister Linda (Embleton) Carroll; son-in-law, Brad Granlund; grandchildren Brody, Logan and Everly; family of Nancy Green - Kristiana, Stef and special friend Dane; Christopher, Sharla, Janelle and Adian; nieces; and many close friends. He is predeceased by his wife of almost 25 years, Nancy (Duncan) Embleton.
Brian grew up in Fredericton, NB and graduated from Saint Thomas University with a Bachelor of Arts degree in 1975. He worked as an electrician for 4 years with his father-in-law at York Electric, eventually becoming a licensed electrician. He then found his niche as the general manager of the Fredericton Exhibition and Raceway where he remained for 20 years. Here, Brian further developed his fondness for harness racing and true passion in horses. Those who knew Brian will remember him for his kind spirit and generous heart. He had a special connection with animals and was often referred to as "doc" due to his knowledge of horses, by close friends.
A Celebration of Life is planned for a later date given the restrictions of the COVID-19 pandemic. In lieu of flowers, donations can be made to the Fredericton Hospice House, through Bishop’s Funeral Home.
Brian and his family wish to thank the staff at the Fredericton Hospice House for their care and compassion during his stay. In addition, a special thank you goes to all of his close friends who supported him, prayed for him, and showed him love during his final days.
Online condolences and the sharing of memories may be expressed through www.bishopsfuneralhome.com.