John Voykin

John Voykin

March 22 1932 –

May 7 2015

John was born March 22 1932 in the small town of Glade B.C. to parents John and Nellie Voykin. He lived all his adult life in Ymir and Salmo B.C. John was an outdoor person. He liked fishing, hunting, berry picking and mushroom picking. He was an avid golfer and spent many hours on the Salmo golf course. In the last few months his home was Talarico Place. He passed away very peacefully on May 7th with his brother Bill by his side. John is survived by his wife Nora, his son Walter (Patty), his daughter Marcy (Mike), his daughter Della (Gordon) and his daughter Myra. Grandchildren Ernie, Justin, Spencer, Jenny, Malissa, Sarah, Cody, and Jaden. Also six great grandchildren, and his brother Bill. John was predeceased by his first wife Mary, his parents John and Nellie and his infant son Jason. John was a great father, grandfather, great grandfather, and brother. There will be no service at John’s request. The family wishes to thank all the staff at Talarico Place for the awesome care. He was treated like family. He will be missed and in our hearts forever. Arrangements are under the direction of Valley Funeral Home. Online condolences may be expressed at

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