Donald Alexander Pringle passed away peacefully at Vernon Jubilee Hospital on Wednesday, Sept. 17, 2003.
He is survived by wife, Margaret; four sons, Ronald Pringle of Vancouver, James (Rosemary) of Winnipeg, John (Maureen) of Vancouver, and Clifford (Donna) of Armstrong; two granddaughters, Julie and Adrienne; four grandsons, James, Ken, Aaron and Daniel; three great-grandchildren; four sisters, Anges Down, Isabel Drinkwalter, Katherine (Roy) Mitchell, and Mary Pringle; extended family and friends.
Donald started his working career as a jockey, working all across Canada and the Pacific Northwest.
A 27-year veteran of the Armed Forces Staff Sergeant D.A. Pringle, C.D. served during WWII and the Korean War.
After leaving the forces, he lived at Williams Lake where he worked at Gibralter Mine. Upon retiring, Don moved to the Armstrong area 18 years ago. He enjoyed people and was a member of the Royal Canadian Legion.
A Funeral Service will be held at 2:30 p.m., Tuesday, Sept. 23, 2003, at Mountain View Chapel. Pastor Greg Schmidt officiating.
Interment in family plot of Armstrong Spallumcheen Cemetery.
Memorial donations may be made to the Heart & Stroke Foundation or Alzheimer Society of BC.
Arrangements in the care of Mountain View Funeral Home, 546-8294.