James Allen (Jim) Lawrence, beloved husband of Margaret of Calgary, passed away on Tuesday, April 8, 2008 at the age of 81 years.
Jim was born on December 1, 1926 in Hatzic, B.C. He married Margaret on May 16, 1953 and would have celebrated fifty-five wonderful years together this year. He worked as a landman for Gulf Oil for many years until retiring in 1987. Jim was a community-minded person and was very active with the Masons and Shriners in Calgary. Jim enjoyed travelling and especially going to Crescent Beach where he and Margaret had a second home. Jim was a very loving and devoted family man, and was very proud of his children’s and grandchildren’s accomplishments. He will be dearly missed by all of his family and friends.
Besides his loving wife Margaret, Jim is also survived by his daughter, Linda and Don Davies; and his grandchildren, Shauna (Matt), Jacqui, Stu Davies, and Trent Davis; and son-in-law, Ron Davis, all of Calgary. He was predeceased by his daughter Barb Davis.
A Celebration of Jim’s life will be held at St. Thomas United Church (100 Hawkwood Boulevard N.W.) on Wednesday, April 16, 2008 at 10:30 a.m. Forward condolences through www.mcinnisandholloway.com. If friends so desire, memorial tributes may be made directly to the Shriner’s Hospital For Children, 5225 – 101ST St. N.W., Calgary AB T3L 1S4 Telephone: (403) 239-0030.
In living memory of Jim Lawrence, a tree will be planted at Fish Creek Provincial Park by McINNIS & HOLLOWAY FUNERAL HOMES, Crowfoot Chapel, 82 CROWFOOT CIRCLE N.W. Telephone: (403) 241-0044.Print This Obituary & Condolences