JACKSON, Duncan Angus
Of Nanoose Bay, BC passed away peacefully at home with his wife Hazel and family by his side on April 19, 2004 at the age of 77 years.
Duncan is predeceased by his parents John and Ellen Marie Jackson, his 6 brothers; John, Ed, Earl, Rex, Amos and Billy, his sister Margaret Meservia, father and mother-in-law Hesmond and Myrtle Hoben.
He is survived by his loving wife of 59 years, Hazel; daughters Linda (Robert), Darleen (Larry) and Judy; 1 son Duncan Jr.; 10 grandchildren; Belinda (John), Karen (Mark), Rod (Deb), Sherry (Russ), Karrie-Anne (Tim), Tara, Teresa, Blaine, Christopher, and Robin; 10 great-grandchildren; Josh, Justin, Noah, Christopher, Payten, Rhylic, Devra, Brooklyn, Brodie, and Taylor, as well as numerous other relatives and friends. Duncan was a devoted husband, father, grandfather and great-grandfather taking great pride and joy in his family. Duncan was instrumental in the organization of the Kakabeka Legion Pee Wee Baseball Teams, Junior Curlers, The Arthur Street Athletic Association, Arthur Street Women’s Baseball League, The Rifle Safety Course, Arthur Street Square Dancers and Arthur Street Teen Club. Duncan was a retired member of the Kakabeka Royal Canadian Legion and a retired member of Local 628 Plumbers and Steamfitters Union Thunder Bay, where he was an active member for many years in the Health and Welfare Committee. Duncan and Hazel retired to Nanoose Bay on Vancouver Island from Thunder Bay, ON in 1980. Duncan in his retirement enjoyed socializing with family and friends, gardening, especially cross pollination of his fruit trees and continuation of his passion for fishing and outdoor activities. The family would especially like to thank Dr. K. Luttrell, Dr. P. Juralowicz, District 69 Home Care Services and RN Nursing, Arranglen Gardens, the Staff of TLC Phsch NRGH, BC Ambulance Services and all the people who helped with Duncan’s care. Cremation has taken place. A private service for immediate family will take place in Nanoose Bay as well as a memorial service for Duncan in Thunder Bay, ON to follow at a later date. Notice will be published. If one so wishes, donations in Duncan’s memory may be made to BC Childrens Hospital, B321 – 4480 Oak Street, Vancouver, BC, V6H 3V4. E-mail condolences to the family can be sent c/o email@example.com. YATES FUNERAL SERVICE & CREMATORIUM (248-5859) in care of arrangements.
God saw you getting tired When a cure was not to be So He closed His arms around you and whispered “Come to me.” It broke our hearts to lose you But you never went alone For part of us went with you The day God called you home
Loving wife Hazel and family