FAIR, Loyd

July 14, 1930 – April 1, 2012

Loyd Edward Fair, of Ladysmith, British Columbia, died on Sunday, April 1, 2012 while in the Cowichan District Hospital. He passed away peacefully with his wife and family at his side.

He was born in Roseray, Saskatchewan on July 14, 1930 to Roy and Agnes Fair. Loyd was always a hard worker who set out to find his place in life initially in Alberta and then in northern British Columbia before settling in Ladysmith where he spent the last 50 years of his life. Along the way he met his soul-mate and love of his life, Irene. They soon started a family and began to create a legacy. He became a master carpenter and built many homes in the Ladysmith area.

Loyd was loved and admired by all who knew him. He was always willing to help no matter who needed it or what they needed. He had a way of getting things done that everyone appreciated and a sense of humor that everyone enjoyed. He was a long time dedicated member of the Ladysmith Rotary Club and was distinguished by receiving several Rotarian awards over the years. He also belonged to the Ladysmith Eagles Club, Probus Club and was very fond of his Crib and Poker Groups.

Loyd will be greatly missed by all who knew him.

He was predeceased by his daughter, Janice, sister Muriel and brother, Leonard.

Loyd is survived by Irene, his loving wife of 58 years and his children Alan (Janice),son-in-law, Art, Brent (Brenda), Connie (John), Colleen (Gerhard), Heather (Allan), Brenda (Glenn), and “adopted son” Ken (Mary-Lynn); seventeen grandchildren: Justine (Philip), Jordana and Travis; Katia (Sam), Lindsay and Adrian; Breanne (Nick), Natasha and Scott; Kimberly and Taylor; Jarrett and Kyle; Meredith and Jacob; Dean and Rachael; and two great-grandchildren, Demaris and Aliyah, his sister Betty and many nieces and nephews.

A memorial service will be held on April 28th from 1 –

4pm at the Eagle’s Hall in Ladysmith.

Those who cannot attend the memorial service are invited

to share their condolences at loydfaircondolences@gmail.com.

In lieu of flowers, the family would welcome donations to the Canadian Lung Association in Loyd’s memory at www.lung.ca.

Always in our minds; forever in our hearts!

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