Passed away peacefully with family by his side at Lake Country Lodge on Wednesday, June 17, 2009

at the age of 91.  Survived by his daughter, Jean Sykes (Leonard Draper) of Kelowna, sons Robert J. (Joan) of Vernon, Bill (Arlie McFadden) of Calgary, nine randchildren, 25 great grandchildren, sister Velda (Len) Hill of Coquitlam, BC and numerous nieces and nephews.  Sadly predeceased by his wife Barbara in 2005.  A Funeral Service will be held on Saturday, June 20, 2009 at 11:00 am, at Avalon Surrey Funeral Home, 13288 108th Ave., Surrey, BC.  Interment to follow at 1:00 pm in Valleyview Memorial Gardens, 14644-72nd Ave., Surrey, BC.  In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the Cancer Center for the Southern Interior, 399 Royal Avenue, Kelowna, BC V1Y 5L3. Condolences may be sent to the family by visiting, 250-860-7077.

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