Angus, George Richard

December 3, 2015 - 4:57pm Updated: December 3, 2015 - 7:58pm
Thursday, October 8, 2015
Kamloops, B.C.

George passed away on October 8, 2015 at the age of 84 years. He is survived by his loving wife Ruth of 62 years; children; Bruce (Lori) Angus of Kamloops, Beverly (Trevor) Ward of Langley. Grandchildren; Marissa (Matt) Angus, Kyle (Doreeal) Angus, Madison and Chantelle Ward. Great grandchildren; Leah Angus. Predeceased by parents George and Emily and forever friends Ellen  (1997) and Martin Huber (2011). George passed away peacefully from lung cancer at the Marjorie Willoughby Snowden Hospice Home. George was born in Saskatoon, Saskatchewan, on September 11, 1931. In 1932  his parents decided to move to B.C., his dad made his vehicle (Gray dork) into a truck to carry their belongings, however the truck broke down at Rock Creek, B.C. They finally made it to  Aldergrove in 1934, where his mother’s parents lived at the time. The next move in 1934 was to Princeton, (five-mile area) where his dad managed a Fox farm, this being their first real home. George went to school and was involved in sports. He liked  ski jumping, hockey, golf and playing ball. He was a well known pitcher in Kamloops and supported hockey since 1952. George was a season ticket holder from the start, George and Ruth were married in 1952.Bruce and Beverly were raised at Tranquille taking the bus to school and hanging out with their friends.  Fishing, hunting, camping, and playing cards were all enjoyed with many friends. His accordion is silent, but many enjoyed his musical talent and he loved playing, especially if it encouraged dancing.Thank you for the cards,flowers and help from family and friends during his illness.You will not be forgotten.


There is no service by request.