January 22, 1923 – June 28, 2017
at the age of 94 years
Memorial Service: Thursday, July 20, 2017, 11:00 a.m., Royal Canadian Legion, Salmon Arm
Lloyd Franklin MacDonald was born in Calgary on January 22, 1923. Passed away peacefully at home on Jun 28, 2017 at the age of 94.
Dad joined the army in New Westminster when he was 16, and eventually was shipped to England and then to the continent during WWII. Lloyd met and married Connie Harding in Guildford in 1945.
After the war they settled in Surrey, where Lloyd worked for the municipality. He rejoined the forces and was posted to Victoria. Then on to Whitehorse, Edmonton, Cyprus and his final posting was back to Victoria.
They then moved to Calgary before settling in Salmon Arm in 1979.
Lloyd was predeceased by his wife Connie, son Michael, grandson Cameron and son-in-law Butch. He is survived by his daughters Marie and Lynne, son Stephen (Christine), daughter-in-law Andrea, sister Dorothy, sisters-in-law Liz, Daphne and Rita, grandchildren Aaron (Wendy), Theresa (Jimmy), Ashley, Kyle, Chelsea and great-grandchildren, Hope, Olivia, Isabella and Bradley.
Lloyd was a decorated veteran of WWII and a proud member of the Royal Canadian Legion since 1942.
Lloyd’s family wish to express their thanks and appreciation to Dr. S. Kirkman and Montebello Clinic staff, as well as Blane Ready and Shoppers Drug Mart staff for their kindness and respect shown to their old soldier.
A Celebration of Life will be held for Lloyd on Thursday, July 20th at the Royal Canadian Legion, Salmon Arm.