Passed away peacefully on Monday February 9, 2015 at the Nanaimo General Hospital. Born in Blackburn, Lancashire, England on July 30, 1926. Predeceased by his loving wife Margaret (1997); sister Joan, grandchildren Troy and Trevor.
Lovingly remembered by his family; children, Marlene Laird (Tom), Rob (Joan) and Christine (the late Harold Nikirk); brother Roy in England; grandchildren; Sean, Angie, Jeremy, Amy and Crystal; numerous great-grandchildren and great-great-grandchildren. As well as one of his good friends Norm and Linda Watts. He leaves his favourite cats; Shami, Buddy, and Tigger.
Jim was a Veteran of WWII and was very proud to serve his Country. He was a member of the Royal Canadian Legion. His pride and joy besides his family was his love for his boats.
A Celebration of his life will be held at H.W. Wallace Cremation and Burial Centre, 5285 Polkey Road, Duncan, B.C. on Tuesday February 17, 2015 at 2:00 p.m.
Online condolences may be offered at ww.w.hwwallacecbc.com