Downing; Richard, Alfred

Richard passed away November 2, 2014 at Chilliwack, BC at the age of 82 years. He was born February 25, 1932 in Terrace, BC. Richard is survived by his children Deborah (Bud), Kenneth (Marie), Melinda (Rod), Sandra-Ann (Randy), Cheryl (Stuart); his friend and partner Lorraine Drummond. He is also survived by many grandchildren; one great grandchild; several nieces and nephews; his brothers Leonard, Robert and Allan. He was predeceased by his wife June Downing; his mother and father, and brothers and sisters.

Richard was a long time employee for the district of Chilliwack. He was also a volunteer fire fighter for many years. His passion was gardening and fixing whatever needed to be fixed and sometimes even the things that didn’t need to be fixed. A Celebration of Life will be held on Thursday, November 6, 2014 from 3 – 7pm at The Coast Chilliwack Hotel, 45920 First Ave., Chilliwack. Henderson’s Funeral Home in care of arrangments 604-792-1344,

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