May 3, 1948 – December 11, 2015
It is with great sadness that we announce the sudden passing of Jim at his home in Qualicum, BC on December 11, 2015.
Jim was predeceased by his father, James Robertson, Sr. (2005), father-in-law, Robert Ramsay (2007), and wife, Laurie Ramsay (2009).
Jim is survived by and will be lovingly remembered by his mother, Joan Robertson (Nanaimo, BC); mother-in-law, Sally Ramsay (Gilles Bay, BC); partner, Evelyn Miller (Qualicum, BC); sisters, Janice Hamilton and Lynn Robertson (Nanaimo, BC); sons, Chad (Tara), their children Montana and Bailey (Leduc, AB), and Morgan, his daughter Shelby (Campbell River, BC); daughter, Kirsten, her children Kayleen, Jayda and Nadal (Victoria, BC); his best friend of 62 years, Thor Johnson (Nanaimo, BC); as well as numerous other family members and friends, and of course, Moose Dog.
Jim was born and raised in Nanaimo, BC. Throughout his younger years, he was an avid hockey player and had a great passion for hunting and fishing. His love for hockey brought him many lifelong friendships and incredible memories of playing in the WHL. After his hockey years, he served the community of Nanaimo in the Ministry of Children and Families until retirement. During his retirement, he enjoyed spending time with family and friends, bringing joy, laughter, and good times wherever he was.
Celebration of Jim’s life was held at Sands Nanaimo on December 19, 2015
In lieu of flowers, donations may be made in Jim’s memory to the Canadian Cancer Society