Sir Phillip Stuart
Sir Phillip Stuart, 9th Baronet,
(not on the official role of
baronets) of Ladysmith, British Columbia, passed quietly and peacefully with family by his side on March, 13 2016. Born September 7,1937 in Vancouver to Luttrell Hamilton Stuart and Irene (Jackman) Stuart.
Survived by children Cynthia (1st marriage), Brenda and Geoffrey (2nd marriage), and grandchildren Chiadra, Danielle and Alexander. Predeceased by his brother H. Norman Stuart.
Phillip joined the Air Cadets in Vancouver and was selected for the pilot training program. He enlisted in the RCAF in 1955. Flying officer, serving as pilot-in-command from 1957-1962 first in Claresholm, Alberta and then to Winnipeg where he was pilot trainer on the DAK. He obtained his commercial transport license during his time in the air force. Phillip returned to Vancouver in the eighties where he renewed his passion for aviation and purchased a single engine aircraft that he enjoyed flying for several years in the Lower Mainland. He moved to Vancouver Island in 1995.
Phillip was a salesman, entrepreneur and business owner. His various enterprises included Marlene Gift Shop, Agassiz Industries Ltd, Amik Gifts in Winnipeg and later Stu-Co Enterprises and Aloe Vera Plants by Phil on Vancouver Island. From the mid eighties to late 1990s he was a sales representative for Al Hartwick Sales covering the Lower Mainland, B.C. Interior and Vancouver Island. He continued his markets well into his later years only stopping in 2014. He loved buying and selling new and used goods at flea markets.
A kind man, friend to many always willing to have a chat and lend a hand. He was passionate about recycling, gardening and enjoyed playing cribbage and doing crosswords.
In 2006 he fulfilled a lifelong dream to visit the church of Hartley Mauditt in Hampshire, England, the seat of the Stuart ancestry where members of the Stuart family are buried. He was proud of his Stuart and Jackman ancestry.
The family would like to thank the care team at Duncan Regional Hospital Ward 2 South as well as those at Sunridge Place, Alder House and the SORT team of Ladysmith for all the support and care over the last few years.
A celebration of life will be held at the next Jackman Family Reunion, held every 5 years in Aldergrove, where Phillip enjoyed catching up with family.
Donations may be made to the
Ladysmith Health Care Auxiliary