BLUE, Joseph David
Joseph David Blue, aged 89, passed away suddenly and peacefully at the Langley Memorial Hospital, Langley, BC. on January 29, 2011.
Joe is predeceased by his parents Harry and Magdalena; wife, Kathleen and just recently, his elder sister, Bertha of White Rock, BC.
Joe leaves behind his elder sister, Cynthia of Milestone, SK, and elder brother,
Edward, of Calgary as well as his younger sister, Mae also of White Rock.
Also left to mourn are his four sons, Randy of LaRonge, SK, David (Maureen) of Nanaimo, BC, Darrell of Regina, SK and Greg (Toni) of Hope, BC; grandchildren, Sandi, Mindy, Jason, Nathan, Tyron, Amber, Griffin and Ryan also 14 great grandchildren, many nieces and nephews in BC, AB and SK.
Joe was born and raised in Wilcox, SK where he farmed until 1971. He moved the family to Regina in 1968, where he still farmed and trucked. In 1989, he moved to Hope BC where he finally retired and worked on his many projects in his garage, woodworking, rebuilding small engines and anything else that needed repair.
Joe loved playing pool, crib and darts and belonged to the local senior centre and the Legion. He also loved returning to Wilcox every year and spending time with his sister and friends. Joe maintained his independent lifestyle til the end.
As per his wishes, Joe will be cremated and a service will be held in the summer in Wilcox, where he will lie next to his wife and sister. Date and time to be determined.
The family would like to thank Dennis Nelson and family of Wilcox, SK, Ian Williams and Lee Harding both of Hope, for their continuous friendship over the many years.
Woodlawn Mt. Cheam
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