It is with great sadness that the family of Jim announces his passing on Wednesday April 18, 2012 at Shuswap Lake General Hospital, Salmon Arm at the age of 94 years.
Born on January 07, 1918 to parents Orville and Madge Dodds in Lethbridge, AB. The Dodds family relocated to BC when Jim was two years old.
Jim had many passions in his life; his career as a logger and later in life as a farmer.Jim loved to spend time with his friends around the bridge table, camping and fishing, but most of all spending time with his family was when Jim was the most happiest.
Jim was predeceased by his wife Marian in 1986, brothers; Jesse, Cecil, Harry and Helcy. Surviving are Jim’s sons; Roger (Midge) and Lee, grandchildren; Vickie (Avery), Amanda (Ty), Marrieta, Doug (Crystal), great grandchildren; Tristan, Jessie, Alex, Dylan and Tamaya, together with many nieces and nephews.
The family would like to express their gratitude to Dr’s and Staff of level 2 and level 4 at the Shuswap Lake General Hospital for their care shown towards Jim.
Donation in memory of Jim can be sent to the Shuswap Lake Hospital Foundation, Salmon Arm, St. Mary’s’ Anglican Church, Sorrento or a charity of ones choice.
A time of visitation for Jim will take place at Bowers Funeral Home on Friday April 27, 2012 from 10:00 am onwards followed by a funeral service on Saturday April 28, 2012 at 1:00pm from St. Mary’s Anglican Church, Sorrento, BC. Interment will follow the service in St. Mary’s Cemetery.
Online condolences can be sent through Jim’s obituary at www.bowersfuneralservice.com
Funeral arrangements are in the care of Bowers Funeral Service, Salmon Arm, BC.