It is with great sadness that we announce the passing or our dad, Harold Roberts, on Wednesday, June 9 at the age of 81. Dad died peacefully at home surrounded by his family after a short courageous battle with cancer.
Harold is survived and deeply missed by his daughters Kathy, Terri (Chuck), Suzy (Rudy) and son Tony (Debbie), daughter-in-law Carol Roberts, cousin Violet and numerous grandchildren and great-grandson.
He is predeceased by his loving wife Lee and son Peter.
Harold was born in Brandon, Manitoba, starting his career at CKX-TV as a weatherman. Then moving his family to BC in 1965 and continuing career in radio at CHWK 1270 for many years. He then ventured into the restaurant business opening the Pizza Palace in Chilliwack and Mission where many business and personal friendships were formed.
Retiring from the pizza business he returned to radio at CHQM and then enjoyed narrating audio books for the blind for many years.
Dad enjoyed golf, swimming and family picnics! Harold lived a rich fulfilling life with many dear friends and relatives who will miss him dearly.
Dad was happy travelling, gardening and anytime spent with his dear friend Pat Barlow.
A Celebration of Life will be held on Sunday, June 27, 2010 at Yarrow Community Hall, 4670 Community Street, Yarrow, BC, at 1:00 pm.
In lieu of flowers donations may be made to Langley Hospice Society.
Online condolences can be left at www.hendersonsfunerals.com