W. James (Jim) Burgess

W. James (Jim) Burgess

W. James (Jim) Burgess, aged 72 years, passed away at Vernon on Tuesday, January 26, 2010. Jim will be lovingly remembered by wife Sharon; children Terrance (Katherine) Burgess of Armstrong, Darili-dawn (Darrell) Huether of Lacombe; grandchildren Kalmani and Paxton Huether, Ethan, Natalia and Adrianna Burgess; sister Esther Gallant of Watson, Sk.; extended family and many friends. He was predeceased by brothers Gordon and Orville.

Jim was a Seventh-day Adventist Pastor for 41 years serving in many communities in Manitoba, Saskatchewan, Alberta, and British Columbia, before retiring to Grandview Flats, Armstrong.

Jim was a kind and loving husband, father and grandfather. He greatly enjoyed reading and would like to have been a lifetime professional student. Jim liked creating songs and made many wood projects for his grandchildren. He always had a big smile for everyone.

A service will be held 2:00 p.m., Friday, January 29, 2010, at Grandview Seventh-day Adventist Church. Arrangements in the care of Personal Alternative Funeral Services, Armstrong, 250-546-7237.

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