RICHARD (Dick) ALBERT DAVIES passed away July 23, 2012 after a lengthy battle with Alzheimers. Dick was born on December 6, 1933 to Alice and Albert Davies in Nelson, B.C. and was their only child.
Dick is survived by Betty, his wife of 55 years; his son Allen (Susan), daughters Diane (Tom) and Gwen (Lonnie); Grandchildren: Tanya, Chelsea, Amber, Nickie, Zachery, Meagan, Kelsi, Isaac; Great Grandchildren: Anthony, Nigel, Austin, Jayden, Riley, Branson, Wesley and Rori.
Dick was a smart, hard working, inquisitive individual who was always learning and teaching others. He was an electrician by trade and began Smithers Electric Ltd. in 1963. He was a member of the Smithers Volunteer Fire Department for 33 years and served on the School Board as a Trustee for 10 years. Dick enjoyed exploring, travelling, fishing, Babine Lake, curling and spending time with family and friends.
The family would like to thank Dr. Flynn and the staff at the Bulkley Lodge for their excellent care. In lieu of flowers, donations can be made to BVDH Cancer Care Services, Box 370, Smithers, B.C. V0J 2N0