Feb 21, 2018
On Wednesday, February 21st, 2018 Larry Baillie Sr. passed away at the age of 77 years in Kamloops Hospital.
Larry will be lovingly remembered by his wife Gerry-Lee (nee Smith), his sisters Bev, Beryle and Barbara, children Manny (Carol) Schultz (Aimee), Lisa (Mike) Lori (Don), grandchildren, great-grandchildren and stepchildren.
He will be missed by many nieces and nephews, good friends and his dog Pepper. In 1941, Larry was born in Arborfield, Saskatchewan. After leaving the family farm, he moved to B.C. where he learned to run heavy equipment and began to work for the Teamsters Union, building many highways throughout B.C. and the Yukon.
Following this, he owned and operated logging trucks and gravel trucks throughout the province of B.C. He had a brief but courageous battle with COPD and cancer prior to his passing.
Donations in memory of Larry can be made to the Heart and Stroke Foundation of Canada or the Canadian Cancer Society.
A Celebration of Life will be held on April 14th, 2018 in Chase, B.C. at the Legion, starting at 12:00 pm.