David James Boyd

June 7, 1941 ~ September 15, 2015

David Jame Boyd loving husband, father, and papa to his grandchildren and great grandchildren, passed away September 15th, 2015 after a brief but hard fought battle with cancer. Dave was predeceased by daughter Janice Schnurch in 2012. He is survived by his best friend and wife Judy of 56 years of marriage; son Dave Jr. of Kelowna, also two sisters Judy (Bob) Chicalo of Penticton and Margaret Boyd of Kelowna; Son-in-law Jurgen Schnurch, grandchildren Chris (Jill) Schnurch, Leah (Kevin) Manuel, Kim Schnurch, Katey (Eugene) Cymbaluk and Jamie Boyd . His adored great-grandchildren Jenna, Kailie, Ethan, Madison, Delilah, Evalyn and Lillian.

Dave was born in Vancouver June 7th, 1941, lived in Richmond for several years, moving to Vancouver Island in 1970, living there (mostly in the Comox Valley) for 32 years, retiring in Kelowna in 2002. Dave will be remembered for his love, passion and participation in sports, as well stamp collecting in the winter months.

A Celebration of Dave’s Life will be held at Holiday Park Resort on Sunday, October 11th, 2015 at 2:00 PM.

In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to the Sindi Hawkins Cancer Center for the Southern Interior, 399 Royal Ave, Kelowna, BC V1Y 5L3 in memory of Dave. Condolences may be sent to the family by visiting www.firstmemorialfuneralkelowna.com. Arrangements entrusted with First Memorial Funeral Services, Kelowna, 250-762-2299.


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