James A. (Jim) Wood
October 2, 1922 ~ March 30, 2011
WOOD, James Alexander passed away peacefully at Evergreen Seniors Home in Campbell River, BC. His loving wife Winnifred of 51 years had predeceased him. In memory of his passing he leaves behind his sons Douglas (Linda) and Robert (Joyce); his grandchildren Shawn, Angela (Sean) and Bradley (Alice) and his great grandchildren Alexander, Emma and James.
Jim served in the RCN, Engineering Branch from 1941-1966 in both the Atlantic conflict and the Korean War and sailed on many Tribal class destroyers and minesweepers. He was also a longtime member of the Chief’s and Petty Officers Association in Esquimalt, BC. After leaving military life, Jim worked for the BC provincial government, Department of Public Works from 1966-1978. Jim enjoyed his curling games, music, camping and fishing on Vancouver Island and spent many happy days with Win and family in the Okanagan and Alberta.
Jim’s cremated remains are to be interred at Hatley Memorial Gardens in Victoria, BC, where the family will gather and hold a graveside memorial. Flowers are gratefully declined in favour of a contribution to the charity of your choice.
Campbell River Funeral Home
“In Care of Arrangements”