George (Jock) HURFORD

George (Jock) HURFORD

September 20, 1921 ~ June 23, 2009

Born in Comox, BC on September 20, 1921. Passed away in Qualicum Beach on June 23, 2009.

Jock grew up in Courtenay, trained in the military and was stationed with the 16th Canadian Scottish in Victoria.

He married Kathleen Chown in 1944 and after farming in Courtenay for many years, they moved to Coombs in 1979 and then Qualicum Beach in 1989. He was involved with Kinsmen, K40’s, Farmer Institute and Citizens on Patrol.

He is predeceased by his 4 siblings Tim, Alice, Dorothy and Betty.

He is survived by his wife Kathleen, son Donald, daughters Charlotte (Wes) Nickel, and Wendy (Ted) Walker, his five grandchildren Dianna, Brian, Johnathon, Jessica and Roy, 2 stepgranddaughters Erin and Alisha, his godchild Donna, and brothers Frank and Herb.

Special thanks for the excellent care received at Eagle Park Care Facility.

A Celebration of Life will be held at

Grace United Church, Alberni Way, Coombs

on Saturday, July 4, 2009 at 2:00 pm

In lieu of flowers, donations to the Cancer Society or the Heart and Stroke Fund.



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