Born in Napier New Zealand, August 8, 1927

Passed away June 16, 2012

His joys were his wife and family, RVing, fishing and the Toronto Maple Leafs. He was instrumental in forming a Junior C Hockey team in Paris Ontario, known as The Paris Mounties.

He is survived by his loving wife Doreen, children; Lee, Kirk, Dean, Janice and Linda, and grandchildren Natasha and Christopher. He was predeceased by his sons Steven and Eric.

In memory, donations to Branch #49 Royal Canadian Legion, Parksville BC – Building Fund would be appreciated.

YATES FUNERAL SERVICE & CREMATORIUM (250-248-5859) in care of arrangements.

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