Charles (Chuck) Daniel George Hurrell

September 20, 1928 – June 5, 2013

Chuck passed away peacefully on June 5, 2013 at the Campbell River Hospital. He is survived and deeply mourned by his wife of nearly 60 years; Carol, his son Murray (Leah) of Black Creek, BC and his daughter Maureen (Scott) Tarrant of Stewart BC. He also leaves his grandsons Casey Tarrant and Shilo Tarrant, great-granddaughter Paisley Rose, sister Tressy (Adam) Lucyk, brothers Denis (Irene) Hurrell, Daniel (Mary) Hurrell, brother in laws, sister in laws and numerous nieces and nephews.

Chuck was born at home on the farm north of Balcarres, Saskatchewan to Sidney and Tressy Hurrell. He worked as a grain buyer for the Saskatchewan Wheat Pool for twenty five years in Sandgren, Sanctuary and then Hazlet before moving to Stewart, BC where he was employed by the Ministry of Highways as a Stockperson for ten years. During his years in Stewart as well as Black Creek, Chuck was employed as a guard for the RCMP. In 1993 Carol and Chuck retired to Black Creek. Always a very community minded person, he participated in many clubs and organizations, serving as president on many occasions. Until December, 2012, he had served as the President of the Black Creek Old Age Pensioners for the previous four years. He was always willing to lend a hand and could always be counted on to help out friends and family. He enjoyed curling, fishing, scroll saw work, and his special pride his garden, which he left completely planted, and his wood shed fully stocked. Chuck was very proud of his children and grandchildren and many of his happiest times were out camping with Carol and his family.

There will be no service by request, but for those wishing, donations may be made in Chuck’s name to the Oyster River Fire Department and Volunteer First Responders, 2241 Catherwood Road, Black Creek, BC, V9J 1J4. Chuck and his family are grateful for the quick and professional care he received from this group of remarkable people.

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