December 29, 1927 – February 6, 2016
We are sad to announce the passing of Howard Travis on February 6, 2016 at St. Joseph’s Hospital in Comox, B.C.
Howard was predeceased by his brothers Warren Travis and Les Travis, his sister Shirley, and son Stuart. He is survived by his wife Jean Travis; sons Steve (Gita), Jeff (Brigitte) and Keith (Diana) as well as his daughter-in-law Joy; grandchildren Sean, Chris, Scott, Steve, Michael and Jeff; great grandchildren James, Justin, Brandon and Tyler, brother Eric (Lorraine), sister Joan as well as many nieces and nephews.
Howard served with the Seaforth Cadets. His entire working career was spent as an electrician and he was a life long member of the I.B.E.W. He also belonged to the Vancouver Rowing Club and played soccer. In his leisure time he enjoyed square dancing, rowing and loved to fish. Howard was a strong, meticulous, lovable grampa who had many friends.
Amaryllis flowers gratefully accepted in his honour.
A celebration of Howard’s life will be held on Saturday, February 27, 2016 from 1:00-3:00pm at Comox Valley Funeral Home, Cremation and Reception Centre, 1101 Ryan Road, Courtenay with a reception to follow.