John Roddis

John Roddis

It is with great sadness that we announce the passing of John “Jack” Spence Roddis.

Jack was born in Vancouver and grew up in Quesnel.

He joined the Navy right out of high school and served in the Royal Canadian Navy until the end of WWII.

He met and married his wife Lyn Davies in Winnipeg and returned to Quesnel where they raised their four children. he lived in Quesnel for many years where he was involved as a fire fighter, scout master and outdoor enthusiast.

He and his wife settled in Nelson where he was involved in the community for over 35 years. He had many passions including gardening and was a Motor Man for the Nelson Street Car.

He was predeceased by his wife of 58 years in 2004 and is survived by his sister Lenora (Al) Limacher and four children: Myfanwy, David, John (Marla) and Gwenyth, 3 grandchildren and 7 great grandchildren.

He was a man of many talents and touched many lived.

He was well loved and will be missed by those whose lives he touched.

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