Sept. 24, 1925 – Oct. 29, 2015

With sad hearts we share the sudden passing of Walter, beloved husband of Thelma. They were married for 64 years. Dad was mentor to son, Jim Reynolds (Tracy); soul mate to daughter, Pat Loxam (Arnie) and champion to daughter, Rea Casey. The welfare of his family was his primary concern and Dad encouraged us with love, stimulating conversation, humour and advice. In deference to his advice, all of us routinely require three estimates prior to making any major purchases!

Together with his immediate family, Walter is survived by his grandchildren, Keegan (Stephanie), Erin (Roger), Joe (Haley), Jesse and Jim. He was great-grandpa to Walker and Ascher.

Walter’s career took him all over western Canada and into the far north. He worked in school administration, with the federal government departments of National Health and Welfare and Fisheries and Oceans, and finally as planning officer for the Nanaimo Regional General Hospital. In 1987, he retired to tend “the farm” and travel extensively with Thelma.

No service by request. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the Alzheimer’s Society or a charity of your choice.

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