Neal Walter Harris of Kamloops passed away on August 18, 2008 at 87 years of age. He is survived by his loving wife Betty, daughter Maureen (Jim) of 100 Mile House, stepson Gary (Pat) of Vernon, and stepson Morris (Diane) of Revelstoke; grandchildren Brian Harris, Dan Olson, Doug (Adele) Olson, and Bob (Julie) Olson; great grandchildren Zack and Dylan Olson and extended family, and numerous nieces and nephews.Predeceased by his 1st wife Violet and son Wayne. Neal was born and raised in Vancouver. He loved being on the ocean. Neal proudly served in World War II. He moved to 100 Mile House with his family in 1960 and bought a farm at Buffalo Creek. He had a variety of jobs and worked many years at the Plywood Plant, Eaton’s Mail Order, as a Parts Manager at G&C Equipment, as well as owning his own backhoe. Neal loved tying flies and fishing, especially at Ruth Lake. He moved to Kamloops and enjoyed his summers with Betty, family and friends at their second home on Shuswap Lake, always on the water. His quick wit, great sense of humour and wonderful smile will be sadly missed by many great friends and family. The family would like to offer a special thank you to the doctors and staff at Pine Grove Care Centre. Donations in Neal’s memory may be made to the Parkinson Society Canada, 316-4211 Yonge St., Toronto ON M2P 2A9. No formal ceremony by request.
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