Clifford (Cliff) Elwyn Byers
My friend, my spouse, my soul mate, my life. How do I go on without you. Cliff passed away peacefully on December 26th, 2015 in Vernon, B.C. at the age of 78 years. He was an amazing man, thoughtful, kind, generous, humorous and extremely giving are just a few traits that he will be remembered by. He always put his family first followed by God the Father. Cliff enjoyed his trucks and he drove for 40 years, 24 ½ of those years was for Lomak. He was a huge Nascar racing fan and he was able to go and watch many races over the years.
Cliff will be lovingly remembered by his wife; Rose to whom he was married for 48 wonderful years, his daughter; Debbie (Charlie) Heibbert of Burns Lake, B.C., six grandchildren, seven great-grandchildren, his brother; Tom (Marilyn) Byers of Mackenzie, B.C., his brother-in-laws; Jack Ware of Vernon, B.C. and Lyle Jorde of Kelowna, B.C. along with numerous nieces, nephews, extended family members and friends.
Cliff was preceded in death by his parents; Robert and Margaret, his stepson; Ray, his sisters; Donna and Doreen, his brother; Bill, his niece; Darla and his sister-in-law; Lillian.
Cremation preceded a Celebration of Cliff’s Life which will be held at Bethel Funeral Chapel on Saturday, January 16th, 2016 at 11:00 A.M. with Mr. Brian Jackson officiating. A Reception will follow in the Bethel Tea Room at the conclusion of the service.
As an expression of sympathy, those who wish to do so may send donations in memory of Cliff to the North Okanagan Hospice Society 3506 27th Avenue, Vernon, B.C. V1T 1S4.
Funeral arrangements have been made with BETHEL FUNERAL CHAPEL LTD., 5605 27th Street, Vernon, B.C. V1T 8Z5 • (250) 542-1187