Edward Charles Kimball
October 14. 1928 – February 27, 2013
Predeceased by his parents Edward and Mabel Kimball and oldest sister Shirley Wilson survived by his sisters Barbara Kempe of Williams Lake and Florence Tickner & husband Les of Sooke. As well as many nieces, nephews and a large loving group of friends.
Ted’s military career in the Army started in 1949 and he retired in 1979. He served in the medical corps and travelled extensively to Germany, Japan and Korea. His adventurous spirit motivated him to see much of the world including several cruises during his retirement.
He settled on Texada Island after he retired and became very involved in community activities as well as a long time member of the Legion, serving as president and other positions of service.
Due to health issues Ted moved to the seniors village in Courtenay in November, 2011. He adjusted quickly to his new home making good friends with staff and residents.
Ted remained a bachelor all his life. His relatives were his loving family who will miss him terribly.
Service to be held on Texada Friday March 8, 2013 at 2:00 P.M. at the Legion Hall, Vananda, Texada Island.