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MERRICK, Richard Patrick Timothy “Tim”

January 14, 1960 — June 26, 2020

Tim was born in Watrous, SK on January 14, 1960; home was a short drive away at Manitou Beach. After a lengthy and brave battle with illness, Tim passed away at his home in West Kelowna, BC on June 26, 2020. He was predeceased by his parents John Harry Merrick and Shirley Anne Elizabeth Ernst. Tim is survived by five children: Patrick, Jesse, Zackery, Torra, and Josi. He also leaves behind ten siblings: Jordin, Jennifer, Leslie, Noreen, Trevor, Courtney, Monty, Jordin Jr., Clinton, and Samuel; as well as numerous cousins, nieces, nephews, aunts, and uncles.

Tim’s career took a number of paths: a professional chef working high-end restaurants, including his own; a carpenter; and a truck driver. He was also an avid gardener and certified Gung Fu martial artist. He loved AC DC, Elvis Presley, and horses.

Tim was a valued volunteer of the Central Okanagan Community Food Bank – West Kelowna, cofoodbank.com, donations may be made there in his memory.

A Celebration of Life will be held on Tuesday, July 14, 2020, at 11:00 am, at 20 – 2355 Marshall Road, West Kelowna, BC.

Tim will be forever loved and always missed by all who knew him. If you wish to send a condolence, post photos or share a memory please scroll down the page to the area called “Condolences”.

Tuesday, July 14, 2020, at 11:00 am

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Central Okanagan Community Food Bank - West Kelowna Link: cofoodbank.com


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The service for MERRICK, Richard Patrick Timothy “Tim” is scheduled for Tuesday, July 14, 2020, at 11:00 am. Below you will find the map for the service location and the contact information should you have any questions.

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20 - 2355 Marshall Road West Kelowna, BC.


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  • Samuel Steven Merrick says:

    It’s with a heavy sadness and a promise not forflled to hear about the loss of a brother I never got to know. I send you all strong hugs from a saddened heart. Deeply sorry for the loss in more ways than I can ever say.

    • Noreen Merrick says:

      My brother, my life long friend, how I will miss your earthly presence in my life. But knowing you are now free from all your turmoil and pain allows me peace

  • Greg Marshall says:

    it is with greatess sadness that I have to say goodbye to my one true friend. We had many great times. You were a great big part of me. I will always cherish the times we had and wish with all my heart I could be there at this time. Farewell my friend and good journeys to you. With all my love. I’ll miss you forever. You were brothers of brothers. Love Greg.

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