Scatchard, Kemmy Wayne

August 9,1946 – September 22, 2018
at the age of 72 years

We will be having a Celebration of Life for friends and family at the Salmon Arm Golf Course (3641 Highway 97B South, Salmon Arm) on Saturday, September 29, 2018, 1 p.m.

With sadness we announce the passing of Kem Scatchard on September 22, 2018. A loving husband, father, son in-law, father in-law, grandfather, friend, teacher, mentor, coach and all around great guy, he will be missed. 




  1. Helen and I just read of untimely passing away of Kem, what a surprise. We offer our condolences to all of the family. Many fond memories associated with Hinton Minor Hockey and Grande Cache teams where strong connections were made through coaching and managing. May each of you find strength in each other as the days continue on.

  2. I am so sorry to hear of Kems passing. My heartfelt condolencessation to you Jan and your family.God Bless, Heather

  3. I am sooo sorry to hear the passing of my good fishing buddy. Kem and I spent many a winters day out on Gardom lake ice fishing.He was a great friend and a true gentleman.I’m really going to miss him.

  4. Jan, Dave, Heather and Doug. I am so very sorry to hear of the passing of Kem. In my reflections I remember a great man who was patient and funny, but always brought out the best in you. My thoughts are with you all.

  5. Jan, Dave, Heather and Doug…I am so sorry to hear of The passing of Kem. Best hockey coach I ever had! Kem will be truely missed. Condolences to you all.

  6. So very sorry to hear about Kem’s passing, Our condolences Jan and family. I have such fun memories of his laugh, he was a great boss. Thinking of you all at this difficult time.

  7. Spent a lot of hours fishing with Kem on Gardom Lake. Kem was one very good man and was very sorry to hear he passed on. My condolences to all the family.

  8. Jan, I am so sorry to hear the loss of your Husband… Such a hard time for everyone.
    My sincere condolences to all the family.

  9. So very sorry to hear of Kem’s passing. A lovely man, gone way too soon.
    Our condolences to you Jan, and all your family.
    Hockey was our connection, and we have many fond memories.
    He will be missed by many.

  10. Dear Jan & Family — we were shocked and saddened to hear of Kem’s passing. There are no words to bring you comfort during this time of grief & sorrow. Kem shall be greatly missed by his wonderful cottage family & friends, and for those of us who were lucky enough to become acquainted with him for a small amount of time during the summer holidays. Kem’s love of his family and friends, and his zest for life, especially fishing, were abundant. Our prayer is that this will bring a sense of peace to you all during this difficult journey of loss. Our heartfelt condolences to you all ..

  11. Jan, Dave, Heather, Doug and families, we are so very sad to hear of Kem’s passing. Reflecting on so many great memories our families shared while spending summers at Wild Rose Bay. Kem never missed an opportunity to teach the kids to get out on the lake and try new things!

    Love to you all at this difficult time…

    Bob, Deb, Jamie and Shawna

  12. My condolences to the Scatchard family. I went to Grade school with “Kemmy” in Donalda when his family lived there. May he rest now in eternal peace.

  13. Sincerest condolences to the family : (. Such a wonderful and dedicated father and husband . So very sad to hear if your loss, Jacqueline

  14. So sorry to hear of Kem’s passing. Thinking of your family at this time from the Lyons family.

  15. Condolences to the the Scatchard family.So sad to hear of the passing of Kem,he was a great guy and a great boss,I worked for Kem for many years at Cardinal River Coals and enjoyed every day working with him.

    Eric & Betty Hunter

  16. A pleasure to have met Kem
    He was always able to create laughter and joy
    A presence in life
    Regards to family

    Barry and Vera

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