Arthur Owen Edwards of Lumby passed away peacefully in his sleep on July 15th at the age of 67, after a short but valiant struggle with cancer. Owen was surrounded by his loving family as he made his final journey. He will be remembered for his interest in people and his enjoyment of golf and hockey.
Owen is survived by his loving wife Gloria, son Len (Susan), daughter Shannon (Robert Leighton), grandchildren Scott, Trond, Ryan, Natasha, Sara, Leah, Lance, Aleyschia, and Christopher, brothers; Gordon (Linda), Doug (Judi) and Terry, sisters; Janet (Marcel Turcotte) and Barbara (Glen Hughes), and many nieces, nephews and close friends.
Memorial services will be held at the White Valley Community Center (2114 Shuswap Ave, Lumby B.C.) Thursday, July 23rd at 2pm. A memorial in Prince George will be announced at a later date.
In lieu of flowers, donations can be made to the North Okanagan Hospice House (3506 27th Ave, Vernon, B.C.) or the Canadian Cancer Society B.C. and Yukon Division (565 West 10th Ave, Vancouver, B.C.).
We the family, would like to thank all the incredible staff at Hospice House and the numerous friends and family that supported us through this trying time.