Charles (Chuck) Paul Kingzett passed away suddenly on January 20, 2007 aged 53 years. Born on April 5, 1953 in Little Hampton, Sussex, England. Chuck moved with his family at age three to Quesnel, B.C. then to Nanaimo at age twelve. In his early twenties he played professional hockey in Germany. Upon his return home he then started working at MacMillan Bloedel in Port Alberni where he met and married Claire in 1976. They moved to Vancouver in order for Chuck to attend B.C.I.T. after finishing school it was off to Whistler where they opened their first business Going Nuts. Chuck also worked for the Resort Municipality of Whistler where he found his passion for the game of golf, he was instrumental in the building of the first golf course, The Whistler Course. Claire and Chuck were blessed with four children, Bree, 22, Brittany, 19, Chad, 17, and Chelsea 12. While having their family they opened four stores in Whistler Village. The Brick Shirt House, Rumpleshirtskins, Holey Shirts and the Biggest Little Shirt House in Whistler. Chuck was a natural athlete in many sports such as hockey, squash, softball, baseball, darts and golf. He will be missed by his family and his many friends.
The family invite you to join them in a celebration of his life on Sunday, Feb. 18, 2007 from 1:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m. at The Fairmont Chateau Whistler.
In lieu of flowers, a trust fund will be set up for the children. To sign the book of condolences, please click on squamishfuneralchapel.com