James Murray (Jim) Slade
was born on April 28th, 1955 in Kamsack, Saskatchewan and passed away suddenly at his residence on December 30th, 2011 at the age of 56 years. He, together with his loving wife Sheila, had just celebrated their 27th wedding anniversary the day before.
Jim will be forever remembered as a loving and devoted husband to Sheila; and a wonderful father to his two sons, Kevin (Krista) Slade and Darren Slade of Vernon, B.C. He also leaves two grandchildren, Tye and Abbie; his mother, Elsie Slade of Langley, B.C.; two brothers, Russell (John McKnight) Slade of White Rock, B.C. and Bob (Lynn) Slade of Langley, B.C.; one sister, Joanne (Garry) Jackson of Langley, B.C. as well as his furry companions, Toby and Molly to miss him and mourn his passing. Jim was preceded in death by his father, George Nelson Slade.
He retired in 2010 after working for the Ministry Of Forests for 36 years, a job he loved and lived for.
Cremation preceded a Celebration Of Jim’s Life which will be held at Bethel Funeral Chapel on Saturday, January 7th, 2012 at 1:00 P.M. with Pastor John Stutters officiating. A Reception will follow in the Bethel Tea Room. As an expression of sympathy, those who wish to do so may send donations in memory of Jim to the Children’s Make A Wish Foundation, Suite 520-4211Yonge Street, Toronto, Ontario M2P 2A9.
Funeral arrangements have been made with
BETHEL FUNERAL CHAPEL LTD.,
5605-27th Street, Vernon, B.C. V1T 8Z5