James Henry Lloyd passed away suddenly on Monday August 31, 2015 at the age of 79. James (Jim or Jimmy) was born on July 28 1936 in Berwyn, Alberta. He was predeceased by his Mother Grace Whitby and his stepfather Edward (Ted) Whitby. Jim leaves behind his best friend of over 40 years , Duncan Griffiths and his loving surrogate family of 27 years, the Nicols: Linda Nicol (Brett Peters), Lisa Nicol (Dennis Como), Deborah Hyatt (Shane), Michelle Nicol (Steven Moss), David Nicol (Marcy McClusky) and Matthew Nicol (Tammy Haughton). Jim was ”Grampa” to 13 – Brianna, Taylor, Annabella, Aleczander, Matthew, Alyssa, Grace, Rosealee, Emma, McKenzie, Parker, Preston and Jaxson.
Jim will be missed by his family, and the many friends and coworkers he made throughout his life at his Programs and Community Inclusion. There will be a celebration of Life at Sands Arbor Reception Centre, 187 Trunk Road in Duncan on Saturday, September 19th, 2015 from 1pm – 3pm.
Online condolences may be offered at www.sandsduncan.ca