Born in Castor, AB, Jim passed in Shawnigan Lake, BC on January 31, 2018. Predeceased by his daughter, Linnie in 1985 and his wife, Ida in 2009. He is lovingly remembered by his daughter, Margaret (Norman); son, Scott (Ann); five grandchildren, Virginia, Alanna, Kaitlyn, Keegan and Sarah; great-granddaughters Ashley and Dakota and great-grandson, Archer.

A very, very special Dad, Papa or affectionately known as Bozo because of his clowning around. The family came first and he always put them before himself.

A private Graveside Service will be held at Royal Oak Burial Park where he will be laid to rest next to his beloved wife and daughter.

In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the Alzheimer Society of British Columbia,

Condolences may be offered to the family below.

McCall Gardens

  • Debbie Wright
    February 12, 2018

    You were lucky to have Papa in your lives and he was lucky to have all of you in his life. I know how very special he was to all of you. Sending lots of love, Debbie, Bob, Marlena and Brianna

  • Sylvia Deeprose
    February 11, 2018

    A heart of gold stopped beating, two smiling eyes at rest. Remember to cherish all the special memories of a wonderful man. Jim was a part of our neighbourhood for many years & I offer my sympathies to all members of your family.

  • Jane Trimble
    February 6, 2018

    Your father can never be replaced nor will he ever be forgotten. The love that you shared will live on forever in your hearts. Our love, thoughts and prayers are with all of you. Jani, Kent and family

  • Sue Frew & Geoff Melnychuk
    February 5, 2018

    May the many memories of your adventures together, comfort you. May you carry on the beautiful tradition of family first and keep his love alive in your hearts forever. Hug each other close, our condolences to all of you with your loss.

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