A Celebration of Life will be held at the Blind Bay Hall, 2510 Blind Bay Road on Saturday, August 16, 2014 at 2:00 p.m.
Herb was predeceased by his daughter Kym and ill be dearly missed by his wife Janet (Fountain/Coulson), son Kris, step-children Peter (Myrna), Robin (John), Sharon (Todd); grandchildren Jordan (Laura), Shea, Kristen (Andrew) Carly (Ben), Melissa, Allan, Michael; great grandchildren Forrest, Whitney and soon to arrive Jackson as well as many nieces and nephews.
Born and raised in Richmond and Burnaby, Herb’s love of carving surfaced early. He received recognition as an accomplished sculptor of our native birds by the Shuswap Lake Festival of the Arts. In his early years he worked at Douglas Ranch. He served five years in the RCAF. Herb retired after thirty years with the Vancouver Park Board as the man responsible for all the lovely boulevard trees. His time in Blind Bay gave him great satisfaction with a life well lived.