Born May 19, 1917- deceased Oct. 15 at Popular Ridge, where he resided for the last 9 months.
He was born in Rossland, B.C. Predeceased by his wife Lucy, son Bob, daughter Merina (Cookie) daughter-in-law Harlene, grandson Todd, brothers Robert (Olive), Harry (Vi). He is survived by his son Ken (Irene) & daughter Darlene (Dolly), grandchildren, Shane, Shawna, Bree, Lisa, Randy, and Sherrie, and great- grandchildren, Jordan, Tarryn, Karly, and Donald, and son-in-law Graham (Shirley).
He worked at Cominco for 43 years in the fertilizer plant. Also worked for his brother Bob in his garage, and worked for Ted Davies on the wrecker. Drove truck for R&O trucking. Was one of the first to log the face of Red Mountain by horse. He was a beautiful downhill powder skier, and was instrumental in cross country skiing and helped groom the trails with Ritchie Mann. He was a member of the Rossland Eagles for 68 years and also a member of the Rossland Legion, he also was an executive member of Rossland Warrior hockey team.
He will be sadly missed by all. The family would like to thank all the staff at Popular Ridge for all their care and special treatment of Dad.
A gathering of friends and family will be held at the Rossland Eagles- Friday, Oct. 23 at 3:00 p.m. to remember Dad.