It is with much sadness the family of Richard James McNamara, also known as Peat Moss, announces his passing, January 3, 2015 at his residence in Dunrovin Park Lodge.
After cremation a Celebration of Life was held at the Legion Hall Jan. 10, 2015.
Richard was born in Lac LaBiche, Alberta, Dec. 12, 1946. He grew up with eight brothers and sisters in Boyle, Alberta. At the age of 16, Richard left his home to go piplining and contracting until retirement in 2005.
Richard moved to Quesnel in 1968 and married Connie McNamara, Sept. 6, 1969 in Quesnel.
During his career he was a side boom operator for many companies such as Majestic, Prairie Banister, Surerus and Transline.
Richard is survived by his daughters Candace
McNamara and Kelly White,
grandchildren Zachary and Sydney White, Hannah, Hadley, Riley and Roewyn Parker; his beloved pet dog Katie; his sisters Pat (Richard) Thompson; Donna (Elmer) Pullishy and Janice (Chris) McNamara; brothers Jack (Garnie); Danny (Verna); Shannon Sumner; and Melvin (Claire).
He was pre-deceased by his wife Connie, June 6, 2000; brother Tom June 1, 2010; mom, Bernice Jan. 2, 1995; and his father James April 28, 1989.