Holden, Mervyn Walter
May 18, 1931 – December 30, 2013
Mervyn Walter Holden passed away on December 30, 2013 in Campbell River, B.C. Merv is survived by his loving wife Irene; sons Kirk (Luisa) Holden, Michael Holden; stepsons Jonathn (Nicola) Turton, Todd (Agnes) Turton; step-daughters Kim (Kim) Palmatary, Dawn (Steve) Goodall, 4 grandchildren and 9 step-grandchildren, brother Dale (Sharon) Holden.
Merv was a long time member of the Campbell River Day Break Rotary Club. He came to Campbell River in 1975 and started Anchor Auto Body Ltd. Prior to that he was a big game outfitter in Kitimat area. His hobby was being an avid boater for 63 years and he was a 5 time Canadian Amateur Heavyweight Champion. He was kind and generous; known by all as Honest Merv.
Flowers gratefully declined. The family wishes many thanks to C.R. Hospital Nurses and Willow Point Adult Care and Home Support. A service will be held on the mainland at a later date.