John Victor EVANS passed away peacefully at Kelowna General Hospital on May 1, 2011 at the age of 84 years. He was predeceased by his wife of 56 years, Irene, in November 2007. John is survived by his older sister Jacqueline Hardy of Bournemouth, Dorset, England. John had been a resident of Sandalwood Retirement Resort for the past 3 years. He will be sadly missed by fellow-residents and staff at Sandalwood and many long-time friends in Kelowna and Vancouver.
Sgt. John Evans served in the British Army; and, in 1956 John and Irene made Canada their home. Along with a love of camping at Bromley Rock on the Similkameen River, fishing and experiencing the great outdoors throughout BC, John was a “Ships in a Bottle” enthusiast. No service by request. Friends wishing to acknowledge John’s passing can do so at: www.hansonsfuneral.com