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PEARSON, Richard

Passed away peacefully with his wife Yolande and son Pat by his side on April 21, 2014 at the age of 86.  Survived by his loving wife Yolande of 63 years; children: Rick (Fran) of Qualicum Beach, BC, Rod (Susan) of Courtenay, BC, Patrick (Georgette) of Morinville, AB and daughter Colleen Preston (Kelly) of Kelowna; twelve grandchildren:  Craig (Suzanne), Paul (Amy), Carmen, Terry (Paula), Nick (Chantal), Erik, Joshua, Jake, Adam (Brittany), Shayna (Shawn), Ayla (Darris) and Nikki (Chad); six great grandchildren: Andrea, Keenan, Zack, Rayanne, Lucas and Braxtynn; one brother; four sisters and his large extended family.  Predeceased by three sisters and 3 brothers.  Richard and Yolande lived in Courtenay, BC from 1964 to 1991, moved to Parker Cove and came to Kelowna in 2011.  Richard will be remembered for his love of family, food, the outdoors, horses, hunting and his witty sense of humour.  He loved sweeping in front of his home and visiting with all who passed by.  Richard will be in our hearts forever.  Family would like to express their sincere appreciation for the care shown to dad and our family by the staff at Sun Pointe and Cottonwoods.  Interment will take place at 12 noon on Monday, April 28th, 2014 at Kelowna Memorial Park Cemetery, 1991 Bernard Avenue, Kelowna, BC; followed by the Memorial Service at 1:00 pm at Springfield Funeral Home, 2020 Springfield Road.  In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to the Heart & Stroke Foundation, #4 – 1551 Sutherland Ave., Kelowna, BC V1Y 9M9.  If you wish to send a condolence, post photos or share a memory, please scroll down the page to the area called “Share Your Condolences.”


Monday, April 28, 2014 at 1:00 pm

Springfield Funeral Home

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The service for PEARSON, Richard is scheduled for Monday, April 28, 2014 at 1:00 pm. Below you will find the map for the service location and the contact information should you have any questions.

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Springfield Funeral Home

2020 Springfield Road Kelowna, BC


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  • Claudelle Orieux says:

    Uncle.. you will be missed… your smile, your laugh and..”oh my shattered nerves” im attaching a pic of a wonderful memory of my visit with Aunty and Uncle in 2008.. Hugs and my condolences for the loss of a wonderful man..XO

  • Doris Orieux says:

    RIP Richard.
    We love you and miss you.
    Al & Doris

  • Lewis Family says:

    Our thoughts and prayers are with your entire family. A special spot in heaven now has your father sitting and looking down on all of you. Hugs to a dear friend and his family.

  • paul pearson says:

    Grandpa we put on many miles lots of road trips and fishing trips you taught me lots about life I will never forget you are such a wonderful man I’ll never forget our journeys together so many memories RIP you ol trapper love amd miss you

  • Bonny Stewart says:

    Uncle always welcomed us with open arms, and was so glad to see us “honest to god”! Gary and I got a kick out of him, I can see him now wrinkling up his nose, rest in peace Uncle Richard.

  • Bryan & Rose Marie Smith says:

    Our thoughts and prayers go out to all of you at this difficult time.

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