James Waight died peacefully at Glenwood Care Centre, Agassiz 19th February 2011.
Born Tolworth, Surrey, England to Ellen Jane and Arthur Frederick Waight, 12th May 1932. Known as Jim, he was the youngest of three sons. Educated at Salesian College Battersea, and Oxford.
He is survived by his wife Francesca whom he married in 1952; and sons, Stephen (Judy), Mark (Alice), Christopher (Zhou Yan Hua); and daughter Christina (David), 16 Grandchildren; and 7 Great-Grandchildren.
He is also survived by his brother Dr Peter James Waight. Predeceased by his eldest brother Michael Peter Waight in 1954. Jim had a varied career starting as a pupil farmer in England and continued that agricultural work in 1954 when he moved to Canada. He changed course and served in the Canadian Army Provost Corps stationed at Jericho in Vancouver. Returning to England resulted in a career of 25
years in the London Metropolitan Police, rising to the rank of Inspector. On retirement returned to Canada to enjoy the breathtaking beauty of BC and outdoor life.
A gentle loving compassionate Husband, Father, Grandfather, Great Grandfather and Brother and friend will be greatlymissed but always remain in our hearts. The venue for the following services will be St. Anthony of Padua Roman Catholic Church, 7237 Morrow Road, Agassiz, B.C. V0M 1A2
A Vigil and Viewing will be held on Sunday 27th February at 7.00p.m. Funeral Mass Monday 28th February at 11.00 a.m. Refreshments will be served following the Funeral Mass
Cremation and Interment of ashes will take place at a later date.
In lieu of flowers donations to Alzheimer Society of B.C. or Charity of your choice. McLean’s, 604-847-3477