Charles (Chuck) Darbyshire

Charles (Chuck) Darbyshire

Charles (Chuck) Darbyshire

August 28, 1936 ~ October 2, 2014

Charles (Chuck) Darbyshire passed away suddenly on October 2, 2014 at Creston, BC at the age of 78 years.

He was born to Violet and Ernest Darbyshire on August 28, 1936 on the family farm near Priestville, SK, where Chuck received his formal education.

Chuck married Elaine Ellis in Castlegar, BC on March 28, 1959. He enjoyed his family, fishing, hunting and the great outdoors, sometimes called a mountain man. Chuck had a talent with words and enjoyed writing and reciting cowboy poems.

He was predeceased by his parents and three brothers.

Chuck will be dearly missed by his wife Elaine; children Denice (Dale), Eric, Brian (Shawna); grandchildren Jeremy (Rhiannon), Phillip (Lakisha), Knox and Kris; great-grandchildren Laeken, Memphis; and his sidekick Spice.

The Funeral Service was held on Tuesday, October 7, 2014 at 10:00 am at the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints, Creston Ward, with Bishop Tom Miller officiating.

A private family interment followed in Golden Community Cemetery, Golden, BC.

Friends wishing to make a memorial tribute in Chuck’s name may do so to the Salvation Army, 122 – 7th Ave South, Cranbrook, BC V1C 4H6.

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