Jim passed away peacefully at Chilliwack, B.C. He was born in Saskatchewan to Mary and August Gogal. Jim was predeceased by his mother Mary (Gogal) Pilchak. He leaves behind to morn his passing, his son Jerry Gogal and the Pilchak family, Dennis (Deanne), Gloria (Dave), Grace (Ken), Gary (Dawn), Geraldine (Don) and several nieces and nephews.
Following graduation in Quesnel, Jim did surveying work followed by many years of Auto Sales in the lower mainland.
He enjoyed golf and fishing and his great passion was music and his son Jerry. Jim was generous, caring, loved to laugh and enjoyed life to the fullest.
Interment will be in the fall at the Quesnel Cemetery.