Febuary 27, 1940 – July 15, 2017
It is with great sorrow that the family of Edward
Oakley announces his passing on Saturday, July 15,
2017 at the age of 77 after a long battle with lung
Ed retired from Crestbrook after 42 years as a
lumbergrader. Throughout his life he was an avid
hunter, fisherman, golfer and loved to get away
camping. In his later years Ed joined a Friday
afternoon bowling league and enjoyed Saturdays
among family and friends at the Royal Canadian
Ed is survived by Carole, his loving wife of 58
years, his children: Donna (Tim) Kubasek, Todd
(Elaine), David, and Amy (Randy Cockwell).
Five grandchildren: Cody, Kara (Landon), Zach,
Meghan and Morgan. His sister, Evelyn Frost,
father-in-law: Harold Tengum, sisters-in-law:
Sandra (Ed) Todoruk, Cheryll (Brian) Montour
and brother-in-law Ray (Debra) Tengum as well
as numerous nieces, nephews, great nieces and
nephews and great-great nieces and nephews.
Ed was predeceased by his parents, three sisters,
two brothers and his mother-in-law.
He will be sadly missed by all who knew him.
A celebration of Ed’s life will be held at the Eagles
Hall, 711 Kootenay St., Cranbrook on Friday July
21, 2017 at 1:00pm to 3:00pm.
In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the
BC Lung Association.