Darrel CANTLON

In Loving Memory of Darrel Vernon Cantlon (January 30, 1922 to August 20, 2015)

Darrel Vernon Cantlon, 93, passed away in Victoria, BC on August 20, 2015. Darrel was born in Cartwright, Manitoba on January 30, 1922. Darrel served proudly as a motorcycle dispatch rider in WWII. He was an avid hunter and lived life to the fullest. He owned his own airplane and was still flying into his 70’s. When he was unable to renew his pilot’s license he decided to take up skydiving and was an active member of the Chilliwack Skydiving Club well past his 80th birthday. Darrel is survived by his loving wife Jessie (a second marriage for them both when they were 80 years old). He is also survived by sister Aimee; daughters Carol (Derek deceased), Jackie (Barry); stepdaughter Carol (Bill), stepsons John (Darelyn), Norman (Linda), Jim (Michelle) and many loving grandchildren and great grandchildren. Darrel was predeceased by wife Gloria, sister Dorothy, and brothers Ev, Art, Lyn, and Alvin. A memorial service will be held at Esquimalt United Church, 500 Admirals Road, Esquimalt, BC on September 19 at 2:00 pm.


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