July 11, 1929 - January 13, 2018
William Arthur "Art" Honey of Kamloops, BC passed away peacefully in his sleep on January 13th, 2018. He was predeceased by his loving wife Millie, siblings Edgar, Frank, Crissy, and Frieda. He is survived by his sisters Doris and Shirley, daughter Shirley (Ralph), granddaughter Donna, grandson Barry, and great-grandchildren Katelyn, Shawn, April and Jesse; as well as dear friends Gemma, Gordon, Frank, Dorothy, Romona, Cam, Gwen, and Jill "Buttons" to name a few.
Art was born in Duncan, BC in 1929. He was the second youngest of seven children. In the early 30's his family relocated to Chu Chua, BC where he met life long friends the Fennels. When he was 13 his family relocated to Vancouver, BC. At the age of 17 Art joined the Merchant Marines. Art later moved to Bralorne, BC to become an underground miner. It was here he met his loving wife, Millie. After mining he went on to be a tree faller working in the interior of BC. He eventually settled in Ashcroft, BC, where drove truck for years before becoming the plant manager and cement truck operator for Norgaard Ready Mix. After retirement he and his wife relocated to Kamloops, BC.
Those who knew Art, will remember his generous nature, huge smile, wonderful stories and quick sense of humour. He was a talented self taught musician, and has blessed his family with several home recordings of him playing the guitar, banjo, and fiddle. He also had a passion for recording moments with pictures, leaving behind multiple photo albums for the family to cherish.
"I love you twice as much as yesterday but half as much as tomorrow".
Condolences may be expressed at www.firstmemorialkamloops.com
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