Douglas George Sims

Douglas George Sims

Douglas George Sims

passed into the arms of the Lord on August 2, 2010 in Bastion Place, Salmon Arm, B.C.

A celebration of life service was held from the chapel of Bowers Funeral Home, Salmon Arm, on Thursday afternoon, August 5, at 1 p.m. with Jack Bowers the funeral celebrant. Tributes were shared by members of the family, with a reception following in the Mountainside room at Bowers.

Born in Swan River, Manitoba on October 31, 1929 he retired from a long career in the forest industry. He was predeceased by his parents and one grandson.

Doug leaves to grieve his loss, his wife of sixty years Pat (nee Minty), five children and their spouses;

Tom (Glenna), Mickey (Heather), Ed (Judy), Brian (Janet), Sandra Lewis (David); as well his dearly beloved grandchildren, Rob, Chris, Parice, Bonnie, Brandy, Bobbie, Hayley, Logan, Mandy, Sarah, Arden, Leslie, Mathew, Chrissy, Andrew and Emma; plus the added pleasure of great grandchildren – rays of sunlight.

In lieu of flowers memorial donations may be sent to the BC Heart and Stroke Foundation, Box 1141, Salmon Arm, BC VIE 4P3

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Funeral arrangements are in the care of Bowers Funeral Home and Crematorium, Salmon Arm.

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