Brian Reid MERRICK
May 29, 1939 – December 18, 2015
It is with deep sadness that we announce the passing of Brian Reid Merrick on December 18, 2015. He was taken away far too quickly with a very aggressive form of colon cancer.
Brian was very gifted at many trades but craning was his love. For over 35 years, he was well known and respected in the crane industry, owning and operating Merrick Crane Rentals Ltd.
He loved his Peterbilt boom truck and he did what he loved doing completing his final job on December 10th for the City of Parksville, BC.
He had a full life and always had a story to tell. He loved yachting, RVing and could dance the night away.
He will be forever missed by his wife of 48 years, Della; son, Darren (wife Debbie) and grandchildren, Kyle and Alanna all of Nanaimo, BC; daughter, Charmaine (husband Gordon) and grandchildren, Mackenzie, Harrison and Wesley all of Olathe, Kansas. He also leaves behind two brothers, Lynn of 100 Mile House, Donald of New Westminster, and sister, Debbie of Port Coquitlam.
No service by request.
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YATES FUNERAL SERVICE & CREMATORIUM
(250-248-5859) in care of arrangements.