September 1930 – January 2016

It is with great sadness that we announce that Ralph passed away peacefully on January 27th, 2016 at Creekside Landing at the age of 85 years.

Ralph was born at Pipestone Mun., Manitoba to Muriel and Bob Tod. They moved to Taylor, B.C. (Peace River block) when Ralph was six months old.

Ralph met Vivian Goble during high school days in Ft. St. John, B.C. They later married and had a son and daughter. In 1958, the family moved to Chetwynd, B.C. (Little Prairie, B.C. at that time). Ralph was I.O.L. Agent in Chetwynd for 32 years before retiring to Vernon.

Ralph was predeceased by his parents, Muriel and Bob Tod; mother-in-law Martha Smith; and son-in-law Tim Caton. He is survived by his wife of 66 years, Vivian; son Blake (Bev) Tod of Mulhurst Bay, Alberta; daughter Laura Caton of Vernon; five grandsons: Murray and Lee Caton, Dallas, Nathan, and Jesse Tod; two sisters, Irene (Jim) Large of Ft. St. John, B.C., and Linda Tod of Vancouver, B.C.

Interment will take place in the summer in the family plot at Taylor, B.C.

We would like to give special thanks to the staff at Creekside Landing for the good care given to Ralph during his short stay with them.

Our cowboy is going to greener pastures and we will all meet again someday.

Funeral arrangements have been entrusted to PLEASANT VALLEY DIGNITY FUNERAL HOME, 4303 P.V. Road, Vernon, B.C. V1T 4M4 Phone: (250) 542-4333. Condolences may be offered at

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