January 05, 1938 – November 06, 2016
at the age of 78 years
A tea will be held at Gleneden Hall on Saturday November 12th at 2 pm to celebrate Ed’s life.
The family of George Edward Blackburn born in Salmon Arm January 5th 1938, announce his passing on Sunday November 6th, 2016. Ed was predeceased by Nan, his parents Bill and Ethel, sisters Barbe and Lea. Ed is survived by his children Andrea, Phyllis and Ken and step children Heidi and Jon, 9 grandchildren, brothers Rob (Lou) of Smithers, Wilf, Lindsay (Bonnie) and sister Colleen Mounce of Salmon Arm and sisters Elaine Culver and June Hilliard of Victoria and Ella Doyle of Richmond and many nieces and nephews.
Ed spent his life operating bulldozer, farming Herford cattle and working with the Neskonlith Band on their garden projects. He also spent some time on city council, volunteering with the 4-H Club and the Salmon Arm fall fair and enjoying hockey.
Special thanks to his longtime friends Leo Lepine, Lawrence Reid, Hank Jans and to Landers Lodge for their support and caring.
Arrangements entrusted to Fischer’s Funeral Services & Crematorium Ltd., Salmon Arm, 250-833-1129. Email condolences and share memories at www.fischersfuneralservices.com.