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James Arthur Briggs

February 6, 1941 ~ September 24, 2018 (age 77)

James Arthur Briggs
1941 -2018

We are sad to announce the passing of James Briggs on September 24, 2018 in West Kelowna, BC at the age of 77. James was born in Duckmonton, England on Feb 6, 1941 to James and Dorothy Briggs.

James emigrated to Canada with his wife Avril in 1965, settling in Prince George. He worked as a teacher and a principal in Prince George, retiring in 1999. In 2006 James and Avril moved to Peachland, BC. James was an avid soccer player and referee as well as a BC Soccer Association instructor. He was instrumental in starting the annual Hospice Society Antique Fair and Peden hill Annual Antique fair.

He was predeceased by his son David in 2017. James is survived by his wife Avril, sons; Martin and Adrian, granddaughter Jessica and his step-grandson Skyler.

In lieu of flowers, please consider a donation in James memory to the Parkinson’s Society of BC https://www.parkinson.bc.ca/ or a charity of your choice.

 

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