Bruce Reynold Phelps

Bruce Reynold Phelps

Bruce Reynold Phelps

August 28, 1946 ~ December 9, 2012

Bruce Reynold Phelps passed away after a sudden ailment on December 9, 2012 at the age of 66 years.

Bruce was born to parents Lily and Paul Phelps on August 28, 1946 in Rossland, BC. On October 7, 1967, Bruce married the love of his life, Louise Wilson in Creston, BC and after having three beautiful sons, Darryl, Corey and Brandon, their family was complete.

Bruce had worked numerous jobs including: Wynndel Box and Lumber, Department of Highways, IMASCO and Columbia Brewery for seven years before he and Louise decided they wanted to become entrepreneurs. Their first business was “3 Suns” trucking company then Bruce’s Oilfield Sales and Services, Phelps Transport, Bracoda Environmental and currently Northern Waste Disposal.

Bruce was an active member in whatever community he happened to be in. He was a part of Creston Kinsmen, Kamloops Fire Department, Red Deer and Red Earth Creek Boys and Girls Club, Red Earth Creek Fire Department, Red Earth Creek School Board, Northern Care, World Vision (sponsoring three children) and also a member of Lion and Lamb Ministries.

Bruce was predeceased by his parents, Lily and Paul Phelps; infant brother Brian; father-in-law Jens Wilson and his close uncle Chester Phelps.

He will be dearly missed by his wife of 45 years, Louise of Red Earth Creek, AB; son Darryl (Amy) Phelps of Red Earth Creek, AB with grandchildren Gabrielle, William, Zachariah, Noah and Rosealynn; son Corey (Jill) Phelps of Wynndel, BC with grandchildren Malcolm and Ryan; son Brandon (Sheila) Phelps of Grande Prairie, AB with grandchildren Cecily and Olivia; like sons Lee (Lynn) Potter of Red Deer, AB and Todd Ainsworth and Kaitlin of Edmonton, AB; brother Allan (Delores) Phelps of Chemainus, BC; sisters Shirley (Clifford) Parisloff of Yorkton, SK, Lila (Stuart) Moore of Canyon, BC and Linda (Tony McCurdy) Braden of Wembly, AB.

A Funeral Service was held Friday December 14, 2012 at 3:00 p.m. at Redeemer Lutheran Church with Pastor Harry Haberstock officiating.

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