Floyd Adams

Floyd Adams

Floyd Hector Adams passed away in Shuswap Lake General Hospital, Salmon Arm, BC on March 1, 2013 with his family by his side.

Born in Nipawin, Saskatchewan on February 27, 1924. Floyd enlisted in the army at 16 years of age, served overseas during WW 11. After the war he moved to Victoria, where he worked at the dockyards in Esquimalt for the Dept of National Defense for many years. In 1974 he retired at age 50 and moved to Notch Hill to pursue his dream of farming and racing horses; he quickly became, and remained, active in the community. Predeceased by his first wife, Eva; sisters Bertha and Helen and brothers Vernon and Melville.

Floyd is survived by his loving wife, Marcha, children, Shirley, David, Bruce (Julia), Dianne (Doug), Alaine (Peter), Susan (Jim), Marilyn (Scott), Gail; 14 grandchildren and 6 great grandchildren; 3 sisters, Hazel (Joe), Val, Blanche (Wes).

The funeral service was held from the chapel of Bowers Funeral Home, Salmon Arm, on Monday afternoon, March 11th at 1:30 p.m. with Jack Bowers the funeral Celebrant. The eulogy was shared by his daughter, Alaine, with a prayer by Malcolm Graham, and Veteran honors by Padre Norm Russell. A reception followed in the Mountainside room, allowing time to continue sharing memories, before the Interment in the Notch Hill Community Cemetery.

Special appreciation to Level 2 and the exceptionally caring staff of the hospital, and Dr Trow.

In lieu of flowers, donations may be sent S.L.G.Hosp; Level 2, Palliative Care, 601 10th street. N.E. Salmon Arm, VIE 4N6 Floyd will be greatly missed by family and friends of the community.

Online condolences may be sent to Floyd’s obituary at www.bowersfuneralservice.com

Arrangements are in the care of Bower Funeral Home & Crematorium, Salmon Arm.

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