James Harvey (Jim) Smith, beloved husband for fifty-nine years of Eva Smith of Calgary, passed away peacefully with his wife and children at his side, at the Rockyview General Hospital on Monday, December 1, 2003 at the age of 86 years.
Jim was born August 29, 1917 near Swift Current, SK, and farmed in Saskatchewan before moving to Calgary with his family in 1958. He had worked for Massey-Ferguson for thirty-two years.
Jim was a devoted father to Vicki of Calgary, Wendi (Dave) Ferrero of Nanaimo, BC, Patti (Dennis) Wildey, and Kelli (Jessie) all of Calgary. He is also survived by eight grandchildren, Jim (Jodi), Josh (Benny), Tyler, Traci (Dave), Michelle, Jennifer, Kassi, and Keri; six great-grandchildren; two brothers; two sisters; and numerous nieces and nephews. Jim was predeceased by his son Rick, two granddaughters, Sheila and Shelli; two sisters and six brothers.
Those wishing to pay their respects may do so at McINNIS & HOLLOWAY’S Park Memorial Chapel, (5008 Elbow Drive S.W.), on Friday, December 5, 2003 from 7:00 P.M. to 8:00 P.M. To forward condolences go to www.mcinnisandholloway.com. If friends so desire, memorial tributes may be made directly to the Kidney Foundation of Canada, 6007 – 1A Street S.W., Calgary, AB T2H 0G5. Telephone: (403) 255-6108. www.kidney.ca.
We loved you because you understood us,
Every simple thing we went to do,
We loved you for a thousand different reasons,
But most of all we loved you ’cause you’re you!
In living memory of Jim Smith, a tree will be planted at Fish Creek Provincial Park by McINNIS & HOLLOWAY FUNERAL HOMES, Park Memorial Chapel, 5008 ELBOW DRIVE S.W., CALGARY, TELEPHONE: (403) 243-8200.Print This Obituary & Condolences