Roger Emmitt Eakin

Roger Emmitt Eakin, age 87, passed away on April 23, 2012, at his place of residence in Oliver, B.C.

He was predeceased by his wife Ruby and survived by his son Robert (Bob) Rowan, wife Jennifer of Nanaimo, B.C., also his daughter Loraine Pearson, spouse Peter of Oliver, B.C. He was also survived by four grandchildren, Glady’s, Linda and Robert Rowan, and Curtis Pearson, all of their respectful communities.

Roger was born in the U.S. (Oakridge Lane County, Oregon), immigrated to Canada at the age of one, lived and worked mostly in the Cariboo, and North Thompson. He was married for 45 years to his wife Ruby until her time of passing.

He cleared and built “Lac des Roches” fishing resort (currently known as Eagle Island) in the Bridge Lake area.

No service will be held at this time; a private family gathering will be held at a future date.


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