Richard passed away peacefully in Parksville on September 21, 2018. He was born in Antler, Saskatchewan on March 4, 1925. Predeceased by his wife Helen Jean Corner, sisters Betty, Theo and his brother Alfred. He is survived by his sister Jean, sons Clayton, Rodney and daughter Carol, grandchildren, great grandchildren nieces, nephews and in-laws. He will be greatly missed by family and friends.

Richard enlisted in the Navy during WWII.  After the war, he became an expert machinist, welder and fabricator. Richard loved his family, spending time fishing and in the outdoors.

A Funeral Service will be held on Thursday, October 4, 2018 at 2:00 pm in the Sequoia Centre at McCall Gardens, 4665 Falaise Drive, with a reception to follow.

Condolences may be offered to the family below.

McCall Gardens
www.mccallgardens.com

 

  • Nanda Gano
    October 4, 2018

    To Dick’s family
    Dick was a neighbour of mine on Leslie Cr. It always made my day getting a wave from him, either driving or walking by. I got to visit with him 2 days before he left the hospital and we had a great visit. I’m glad I got to see him that day. My heartfelt condolences, may he rest in peace. He will be fondly remembered. Nanda Gano

  • Archie Campbell
    October 1, 2018

    Hi Clayton,
    Please accept my condolences for the loss of your Father, Dick.
    I have fond memories of him building your Grandparent’s home on Glanford Ave next door to my Parents. He was always ready and willing to lend a helping hand to Dad and l whenever we needed it.
    A great guy.
    Archie Campbell.

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