Spr Edward Beavington "Ted" James

    • Edward Beavington "Ted" James
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    • Edward Beavington "Ted" James

    We regret to advise of the death of Sapper Edward Beavington "Ted" James, peacefully, at Rocky Mountain Village in Fernie, BC on 15 March 2017 at the age of 96 years.

    Ted was born in Lavoy, AB and grew up on a nearby farm. He enlisted in the Canadian Army in 1942 and served in the Royal Canadian Engineers during the Second World War. A heavy equipment operator, he worked on the reconstruction of roads and bridges in order to support the Allied advance through Europe.

    Following the war, Ted settled in Edmonton, AB with his family where he took up carpentry and house building. He and his family moved to Surrey, BC in 1966 where he continued to practise carpentry and building houses. In 1976 he moved to Maple Ridge, BC where he was a supporting member of the Haney Old Time Fiddlers group for several years. In 2014 Ted moved to Rocky Mountain Village in Fernie BC. He was a longtime member of the Royal Canadian Legion.

    Online condolences may be sent to the Funeral Home. {khMar2017} [zsd]