GUY SHEPHERD CANNING
Born: August 31st, 1939
Passed on: February 3rd, 2013
Shep, born in Springhill, Nova Scotia on August 31, 1939, passed away peacefully with his family by his side on February 3, 2013 at the Royal Inland Hospital in Kamloops.
Shep was loved dearly and will be greatly missed, but never forgotten by his loved ones.
Shep was predeceased by his son Mitchell.
He is survived by his loving wife of 53 years Velma, his three daughters Sherri Canning, Suzanne Clarke (Tim), Stacey Allan (Jeff), his three grandchildren Jennifer, Chelsea, Cameron, great grandson Kyle, sisters Joan Graf (Carman) of Smithers, B.C., Lee Leveille of Prince George, B.C., Gwen Gyger of Ashcroft, B.C., and brother Jesse Canning (Sonya) of Cache Creek, B.C.
Shep enjoyed working with the City of Prince George Building Inspection Department and as Chief Building Inspector at the TNRD in Kamloops before retiring in 1999.
After retirement Shep spent most of his time doing what he loved, gardening in Kamloops for the summer and his winter trips to Arizona.
Special thanks to the Paramedics, the Emergency and ICU staff at the Royal Inland Hospital.
There will be no service at this time as requested. A family gathering will be held at a later date.