Colonel David F.B. KINLOCH was born in Scotland on Nov. 16, 1914, and came to Coldstream as a child. He has lived in this area that he loved ever since, and has left his mark on the community. His connection with the Armed Forces, the B.C. Dragoons, the Whizzbang Association, and the Vernon Cadet movement has spanned almost 60 years. He has been Honorary Colonel of the B.C. Dragoons for 30 of those years, in addition to civilian activities with the Coldstream Council and with Hiram Walker’s Distillery. Colonel Kinloch was honored in 2002 with the Freedom of the City of Vernon in recognition of his community activities with the military and also with Rotary, the Canadian Legion, and the Masonic Lodge. He was predeceased by his first wife, Caroline, in 1973, and by his son, Peter, in 2001. He will be sadly missed and lovingly remembered by daughter, Caroline, on Vancouver Island, three grandchildren and eight great-grandchildren. The Colonel is also survived by his loving wife of 28 years, Leslie, of Vernon; her daughters: Gail, Allyson (Wayne), Carla (Jim) and Lorene, and four grandchildren. There are also numerous extended family members. A Memorial Service with full military honours, will be held on Saturday, February 15, at 2:00 P.M., in the Brigadier Murphy Armouries in Vernon. Flowers are gratefully declined. Friends wishing to do so may make donations in memory of Colonel Kinloch to either Vernon Jubilee Hospital Endowment Fund, 2102-32 St., Vernon, V1T 5L2; or to the Whizzbang Association, in care of Vernon Funeral Home, 3007-28 St., Vernon, V1T 4Z7, who are in charge of the arrangements. 250-542-0155.

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