Charles was a long-time resident of the 100 Mile House community, and passed away on the 8th of May 2012. Charles was raised in the post WWII era in Victoria, B.C. He joined the Royal Canadian Navy and served his country in the UN Korean operation. On his return, he married the love of his life, Irma, and proceeded to NATO Europe with the Royal Canadian Air Force.
Charles was an entrepreneur at heart and on his return to Canada and release from the service, he had many successful enterprises. He came to the 100 Mile area in 1974 and was noted for his gardening and landscaping business supporting the community and at the 108 Mile Resort. He was a member of the Rotary Club and the earned the prestigious Paul Harris Fellow award for his work in the community.
He is survived by his loving wife of 60 years, Irma; two sisters: Linda and Lorna, brother Terence and many relatives and friends. He will be interred in the family plot in Metchosen (Victoria) and a burial service will be held at a later date.
In lieu of flowers the family requests donations to the Canadian Cancer Society.
He will wait for Irma at the Pearly Gates.
100 Mile Funeral Service Ltd. entrusted
with the arrangements. 250-395-3243
Condolences can be sent to the family at www.100milefuneralservice.com