William “Sandy” Wellwood – 55, of Nine Mile River passed away peacefully April 15, 2019 surrounded by his loving family after a short battle with cancer. Born on September 12, 1963 to his late parents James Alden and Wilma (Martell) Wellwood, Sandy spent many years running his own business as an entrepreneur. Later in his life, Sandy joined Metro Transit as a Bus Driver where he made many friends and most recently operated a taxi company with his wife, Sandra. The joy of Sandy’s life were his two grandchildren, Myles, 12, and Brooklyn, 10, who filled his heart with love from the moment they were born. Sandy is survived by his wife of 36 years, Sandra (Burns), his son, Justin (Shealynn), as well as his brother, Robert (Norma), sisters Darcel (Ron) and Michelle (Ronnie), step-son Jamie, step-daughter, Laurie, and 6 step-grandchildren. Sandy’s family would like to thank the staff of the Thoracic Surgery unit and the Palliative Care unit of the QEII Health Sciences Center VG Site for their compassionate care. A celebration of life will be held on Tuesday, April 23, 2019 at the Royal Canadian Legion Branch 133 in Enfield, NS from 6:00-8:00pm. Cremation has taken place. In lieu of flowers, donations can be made to the Canadian Cancer Society.