Leslie Brian Davis of Barriere, British Columbia passed away suddenly on March 3, 2012, at Royal Inland Hospital in Kamloops, B.C. He was 81 years of age.
Leslie was born in Gillingham, England, on April 21, 1930. He then came to Canada and received his Canadian Citizenship in July of 1964.
Leslie is survived by his step daughter Janet (Chuck) Boulger of Toronto, Ontario, sister-in-law Helen in Alberta, brother-in-law Bernard (Sharon) of Maple Ridge, B.C., brother-in-law Arnold (Della) Jeffers of Barriere, B.C., plus numerous nieces, nephews and many cousins in Canada and England.
Leslie was predeceased by his longtime companion Maurita Estella Merrill (nee) Stewart.
Leslie was a handy kind of guy. He enjoyed fixing electronics of all kinds, from televisions to reel-to-reel projectors.
Leslie spent numerous years working on cruise liners and in the Public Works Department.
He enjoyed watching the television shows Wheel of Fortune and Jeopardy, trying to guess the answers before the contestants did.
Leslie enjoyed the company of dogs and birds and the beauty of flowers. He will be remembered most for always having a joke to tell.
No more worries about the water in your tank.
Following cremation, private family arrangements have been made.
Donations to the BC Cancer Foundation, 600-686 West Broadway , Vancouver, B.C. , V5Z 9Z9, would be appreciated.
On-line condolences may be sent to the family via www.NorthThompsonFuneral.com. Arrangements entrusted to North Thompson Funeral Services, Barriere, B.C., 250-672-1999.