Jim passed away, peacefully, at Victoria Hospice, after a long and courageously fought battle cancer.
Jim leaves to mourn his loving family, wife of 58 years, Sharon, his son Marty (Kim) and Marty’s three sons, Kyle Zea) Ryan and Taylor, and his daughter , Lauren (Darren) of Red Deer, Alberta and Lauren’s children, Blair and Megan, and one great grandchild, Kyle’s daughter, Athena.
Jim worked for B.C. Telephone Company and then Telus from 1952-1989. He was the district repairman in Sooke, B.C., from 1962 until his retirement in 1989.
He lived in Sooke for 69 years and loved fishing, golf and coached softball and hockey teams when his children were young. In later years he was an enthusiastic casino supporter.
Jim will be missed by family and friends.
A memorial service will be held for family at a later date.