August 8, 1946 – October 8, 2014
Ron passed away peacefully, surrounded by his loving family, on Wednesday, October 8, 2014 at the age of 68 years. He is predeceased by his beloved wife Doris Ann (nee Hartman); his parents William and Katherine “Edna” Perkins; and by his parents-in-law Fredrick and Margaret Hartman. He will be sadly missed by his loving children Fredrick (Anne-Lise) and Katherine (David Henderson); his grandchildren Andrew and Conner; by his brother William (Gertrude); as well as his extended family and many friends.
Ron was born and raised in Campbell River, BC. He spent over 40 years working as a Steam Engineer at the Elk Falls Mill. He was an avid outdoorsman who enjoyed hunting, fishing and picking mushrooms. He took great pride in his woodworking and will be fondly remembered for his generosity.
A Celebration of Life will be held on Sunday, October 26th, 2014 at the Maritime Heritage Centre, 621 Island Hwy, Campbell River from 1-4 pm. Family and friends are welcome to drop in throughout the afternoon to share their memories of Ron. In lieu of flowers, memorial donations to the charity of your choice would be appreciated by the family.