James Amedee Bedard 1932 — 2020

James Amedee Bedard

It is with tender hearts that the family of the late James (Jim) Bedard announce his passing at the Kamloops Hospice in his 88th year. Jim is survived by his beloved wife Loretta of 57 years. His children: Todd (Heather), Raymond, Richard (Linda), grandchildren: Katrina, Colton, Zachary, Brendan and Mackenzie. Jim is survived by his brother Larry (Lynn), sister-in-law Evelyn and numerous nieces and nephews. Jim is predeceased by parents George and Kay Bedard and brothers Eugene, Al (Sheila) and Joe.

Jim was born in Kamloops and raised in Heffley Creek. Jim worked at Balco and Tolko for 34 years and enjoyed the ranching lifestyle. 

In lieu of flowers, donations can be made to the Kamloops Hospice Association. A celebration of life will take place in the summer of 2021. 

A special thank you to the staff at Royal Inland Hospital and the Marjorie Willoughby Hospice for their care and comfort of Jim.

Jim will be deeply missed and fondly remembered by family and friends.

Arrangements entrusted to

Kamloops Funeral Home

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  1. Don McKenzie
    Posted November 11, 2020 at 9:47 am | Permalink

    Such a nice man and a great family. He would always have a smile for you and great laugh . He would tease you when you were a kid and laugh with you.

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