Dave Wilbur of Barriere, B.C., passed away on July 28, 2012, in Kamloops, B.C. He was 65 years of age and lost a lengthy battle with cancer. Predeceased by his grandmother Katie, mother Myrna, brothers Danny and Michael. He was also predeceased by his best friends Barney Mindel, Roy Westman, Les Davis and faithful companions Toby, Brandy, Jackie. Dave is survived by his loving wife of 45 ½ years Renata, his children Richard (Val) from Kamloops and Mike from Quesnel. Also left to cherish his memory are grandchildren Randy (Kirsten), Raegan, Aquaya (Kia) (Cody), Tyler (Annika), and Alissa. Great grandchildren Nevaeh, Kashten, Winston, Brantly, and Jake, father Allison David, brothers, Bruce, Mike, Robert and Lee and sister, Susan. Loyal companions Harvie and Arnold.
Dave was born July 7, 1947 in Moncton, New Brunswick. He loved mechanics and driving any type of vehicle. Dave especially loved his Harley and the time he spent driving kids on the school bus. He liked the simple things – coffee with good friends, sitting on the deck watching the North Thompson River flow by. He had a special love and pride of his family.
Special thank you to the Barriere Medical Staff, Home Support Staff, Barriere First Responders, Gary and Ed from Clearwater Ambulance crew, Marion Westman and family, Caroline Mitchell and Bob Nesbitt,
Private family gathering will be held at a later date.
Donations in memory of David Wilbur would be appreciated to the local animal rescue in care of Elli Kohnert 4352 Dunsmuir, Box 362 Barriere, V0E 1E0, or to the charity of your choice.