Brian William Goddard
July 28, 1947 – December 18, 2013
Brian was born July 28, 1947 in Port Arthur, ON (Thunder Bay) to Dorothy Jean Preece and Ernest William Goddard. He passed away December 18, 2013 at his home near Likely, BC. He was predeceased by his father Ernie in November 1947. He lived in Port Arthur from 1947 to 1959, when his mother remarried and the family moved to Kakabeka Falls, ON. In 1965 he joined the Royal Canadian Horse Artillery, 3rd Regiment and served until 1968. After leaving the army he worked as a heavy duty mechanic, working in mines in North Western Ontario and British Columbia. He leaves his wife of 19 years, Maureen, his mother Jean Ditmars, sister Kelly Ditmars, both of Victoria, BC and older sister Sharon Brooks (Jim) of Grande Prairie, AB, three children in Ontario, as well as several nieces and nephews and his giant white dog Bella.
A graveside service will be held at Quesnel Forks later this spring in Likely, BC. The family wishes to thank Dr. Van Der Merwe for her excellent care through the years. Donations may be made in Brian’s name to the Williams Lake SPCA.
Compassionate Care Funerals entrusted with all arrangements.