Ron passed away quietly and painlessly Sunday December 17th, 2006 at 9:40 p.m. inÂ Beacon Villa Lodge in Victoria.
Born in Ladysmith July 17th, 1922, He lived a spectacular life knowing vast amounts of people all over British Columbia. He took on a vast array of careers such as logging, mining, janitorial, painter, & electrician. He was a regular attendee at Lambrick Park Church, several bible study groups, alwaysÂ helping at Lambrick Park Church, as well as being one of the original volunteer builders there for it’s original construction.
Ronald will always be remembered for his love of people, generosity, friendly demeanor, love of helping others, and his joy of talking with his many friends at several McDonalds for morning coffee every day.
He is survived by his son David,Â sister Betty and her husband Charlie, niece Lisa, and nephew’s Ricky, Jimmy & Terry Pollock.Â Â He is pre-deceased byÂ wife PatriciaÂ August 1995 and grandson Alton inÂ March 2002.
As per Ron’s wishes, his private burialÂ at Ladysmith Cemetery on Friday,Â DecemberÂ 22ndÂ will have no service.Â Â Â There will however be a memorialÂ for Ron and celebration of his life,Â Saturday December the 23rdÂ @ 11:00 a.m. @ Lambrick Park Church 1780 Feltham Rd. Gordon Head/Victoria.Â Â Â In Lieu of flowers, donations may be made to Lambrick Park Church.
A very heart filled thanks to everyone who continued to visit and keep their friendship alive with my father during his time in Beacon Villa. He was blessed to have such good care for his time after the surgeryÂ that placed him there, and even more blessed to have such wonderful people as yourselves in his life who continued to show your love and support.Â God Bless you all and Thank-You.
Dad we’re all going to miss you so much. You did it your way.Â