James Edward Bradshaw, 74, of Salmon Arm, BC passed away at home on April 26th, 2015. A private Celebration of Life was held at Bowers Funeral Home where family and close friends shared memories and music in Jim’s honour. Internment followed at the Tappen Cemetery.
Jim was born in Red Deer, Alberta on March 26th, 1941. After completing his education in Victoria, BC, he moved to Tofino, BC where he established Tofino Motors and met his wife of 51 years, Patricia Rose.
Jim moved his family to Salmon Arm in 1972 and spent the majority of his career in the forestry industry. The family purchased Raven Ranch in Tappen in 1979, raising cattle, horses and a ‘few sheep”.
Jim is survived by his wife Pat, their children John (Surinder), Stewert and Karen (Cory Neil); Grandchildren Jesse, Jake, William, Daniel and Melissa. His brother Sandy (Jenny) and sister Marjorie (Al).
Jim was preceded by his parents William and Elizabeth Bradshaw.
In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the Shuswap Hospital Foundation by visiting their website at www.shuswaphospitalfoundation.org.
Online condolences may be sent through Jim’s obituary at www.bowersfuneralservice.com