James Leonard HOOD

HOOD, James Leonard

January 31,1923-October 14, 2007

Passed away peacefully in hospital at the age of 84. Jim was born in Vancouver and was a proud British Columbian. During WWII, he served in the Canadian Armed Forces overseas, where he met his English bride, Edna. They raised their family in homes in Worsley, England, Vancouver, Kitimat, and Surrey. In later years, Jim and Edna lived in Parksville and Abbotsford. A cabinet maker and former building inspector, Jim was a talented, good-humoured man and a sometimes poet. He was a great husband, father, father-in-law, and grandfather, and a friend to many. He will be missed by all.

Survived by wife Edna, sons, daughters-in-law and grandchildren:Terry and Barbara (Geoffrey, Avril, and Laura), Dave and Judy (Katie and Lia) and Gary and Bev )Sean, Kirsten, and Ian). Also survived by sister Bernice and brother-in-law Ralph.

A celebration of Jim’s life will be held at 12pm, Sunday October 28

at Ellwood Estates, 31406 Upper McLure Road, Abbotsford, BC.

In lieu of flowers, please donate to a charity of your choice


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