Richard (Dick) Nathaniel McGee of Castlegar, after a brief illness, passed away peacefully at Castleview Care Centre, on Saturday, May 5, 2012, blessed with 86 years of life.
Dick was born in New Westminster BC, on May 13, 1925 to parents Edith and John McGee. With his family, he moved to Alberta at a young age and worked and lived there until retirement. In WW II, he served in the Royal Canadian Navy on Corvettes in the North Atlantic. Dick married Beatrice Calvert on August 27, 1946 and they raised two daughters. The young couple opened and ran a successful plumbing business in St. Albert, AB. After Dick’s retirement, the family moved to Castlegar. Dick will always be remembered for his ready smile.
Left to mourn his loss is his loving wife of 65 years Beatrice, daughters Susan (Doug) Carson of Terrace BC and Corinne Gevatkoff (Rick) of Castlegar and granddaughter Stephanie Gevatkoff (Aaron) of Surrey BC.
Cremation has taken place in care of Castlegar Funeral Chapel.
There will be no service as per Dick’s request.
“Rest in peace Richard, knowing you are loved and
missed so much by all.”