1931 – 2015
Thomas Alfred Wilson of Barriere, British Columbia passed away on December 3, 2015, at the age of 83 after a lengthy illness at Marjorie Willoughby Snowden Memorial Hospice Home in Kamloops, BC.
Tommy is survived by his daughters, Illa (Brian) and Lorna (Darcy), son Jeff , step-children Lynda and Dwight (Rita). He had 18 grandchildren, 27 great grandchildren and 1 great great grandchild. Tommy was predeceased by his mother and father, 4 brothers, his wife Winnie and son Brian.
Early in life he fell trees then started driving truck (moving homes, logging, and highway). He worked 40 plus years for Stamer Logging until retirement in 2002. Tommy volunteered for the Barriere Curling Club and other groups in the community.
Thomas Wilson was born December 10, 1931 in Fleet, Alberta. Dad loved to lend a hand to anyone in need. He could be found weed whacking his neighbours’ yards or parks and roadsides. During the fire dad helped a lady with gas so she could get home to Jasper, Alberta.
Funeral Service for Thomas Wilson will take place on Saturday, December 12, 2015 at 11:30 a.m. at the Pentecostal Christian Life Assembly, Barriere, BC. Drake Smith to be the Officiant. Family to attend the District of Barriere Memorial Cemetery at 12:30 p.m. There will be refreshments to follow at 1:00 p.m.
Donations in lieu of flowers may be made to the Marjorie Willoughby Snowden Memorial Hospice Home, 72 Whiteshield Crescent S Kamloops, BC V2E 2S9. Arrangements entrusted to North Thompson Funeral Services, Barriere, BC, 250-672-1999. Condolences may be sent to the family at NTFuneral.com