Robert Donnie (Bob) Harrison passed away suddenly at his residence in Pritchard, BC in the early hours of Saturday, March 12, 2016 at the age of 72 years.
An overflowing group of family and friends gathered in the Pritchard Community Hall on Sunday, March 20th at 11 a.m. for a celebration of life service with close friend Mike Pagdin presiding. His daughters, Lynnette and Sheryl shared the eulogy, with a tribute by granddaughter, Charli. Music was led by Liz and Corey Webber. The community hall ladies group served the beef on a bun provided by family followed by refreshments kindly supplied by local church members and friends for the Reception that followed.
A true pioneer of Pritchard, as his great grandparents settled on the Ranch in 1905. Bob loved farming, his cattle, friends and most of all his family. Bob was born in Kamloops, BC on February 29, 1944, making his life joy living and ranching on the family homestead. Part of his career included various trucking, with real passion working in the hay season, and with related equipment.
Predeceased by his grandparents, Ellen and William Harrison, parents, Eileen and Bob Harrison, brother and sister in law, Ken and Shirley Harrison.
Beloved husband of Barb, father of Lynnette (Marc) Kies and Sheryl (Nathan) Wurtz. Bob also had 5 grandchildren that he loved dearly – Emma, Danieka, Jakob, Charli and Greta; also sisters Roberta (Wil) Hartman of Surrey, Susan (Doug) Inkster of Chase, brother Allan (Jean) Harrrison of Kamloops, many nieces and nephews, and a host of long-time friends.
Arrangements were in the care of Bowers Funeral Home and Crematorium, Salmon Arm.
Online condolences may be sent to Bob’s obituary at www.bowersfuneralservice.com