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James Jordan

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Jordan, James

February 23, 1942 - May 8, 2017

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It is with great sadness that we announce the passing of our father, James John Ellis Jordan(JJ) on May 7, 2017. He was predeceased by his wife of 28 years Jean and mother and father, Mae and Red Jordan. Surviving him is his sister Sonja Blundell(Ed) and brother Ken Jordan(Diane), daughter, Keri Murray (Graeme Tiarnan) and their children Sophia and Hanna, son Donnie(Denise) and their children Dustin and Sydney, stepson Kevin (Melody) Kyle as well as many nieces and nephews and other extended family.

Jim started his working years at Nitinat driving logging truck. Later on he worked as a heavy duty mechanic for several logging outfits. In his younger years he enjoyed camping on Tent island with family and friends. He was a lifetime Kinsmen member and enjoyed the volunteer aspect as well as the social one.

In his later years he and Jean gave up the boat for a trailer and spent many happy summers in Honeymoon Bay. He also loved spending time with his grandchildren and attending their many sporting events, rain or shine.

It was JJ’s wish to have a Celebration of Life. It will be held on May 20th, 2017 at the Duncan Lodge, 2244 Moose Road  from 2-6pm. Please bring a story that JJ would love to share with family and friends.

Many thanks to all the nurses on the second floor at Cowichan District Hospital, Dr. Manhas and friends and family.

In lieu of flowers a donation to the Heart and Stroke foundation would be greatly appreciated.

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From: H.W. Wallace Cremation & Burial Centre

H.W. Wallace Cremation and Burial Centre Staff send our condolences to family and friends.

From: Arline and Lou McKay
Relation: Your uncle Ken's ,sister and brother in-law

Kari and Donnie ..We are deeply saddened to hear of the passing of your father , Jim .Our deepest sympathies go out to both of you and your family .He will be missed by all who love him . you will be In our thoughts at this difficult time .take care

From: Bud Smith and Anna
Relation: long time friend

Sorry to hear of JJs passing , we will not be able to attend service as will be away that weekend thinking of the family with sincere sympathy

From: Allana Shillito
Relation: God Father and "Uncle"

For KerrI and Donnie, I always was envious that you had JJ as a Dad. For all his faults, he was so much better than mine. Your Dad always made me feel safe and loved. I loved Tent Island camping and hanging around with our “regular crew” of the Beggs boys, Lisa and I, and you and Donnie. Please feel free to contact me and reconnect. JJ leaves a large empty space knowing he is gone and we have run out of “tomorrows” to go see him. HE loved you two deeply. I know his passing will impact you two and your kids. Hold your heads high that for all lives he has touched, yours are the most imprtant.
Love Allana

From: Lisa Lackie
Relation: Niece

Keri and Donnie you were so lucky to have such a great dad, I loved him alot too…… I miss the old days sometimes…take care of each other…… Uncle JJ I am certainly​ gonna miss you,but I will think of you often……

Service Schedule

  Celebration of Life

Date & Time:
May 20, 2017

Location:
Moose Lodge
2244 Moose Road
Duncan, BC Canada

2244 Moose Road
Duncan, BC Canada

Memorial Gifts

The family has not designated a preferred charity at this time.

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