In loving memory ~
It is with great sadness that we announce the passing of our dearly loved Father, Grandfather, and Great-Grandfather, Edward James Garland. Ed passed peacefully at his home in Chase, BC, October 20, 2022 at the age of 86. We have comfort in knowing that he has been Promoted to Glory and is now with his Lord and Saviour. Ed was born in London, England April 19, 1936 to Beatrice (Foster) and Jack Leslie Garland. He married Sarah Plumb in June 1961 and they emigrated to Canada with their 3 young children in 1967. Ed served in the British Army before commencing his career in Telecommunications which he enjoyed until his retirement in 1994.
He is predeceased by his wife Sarah (2004) and survived by his sisters Brenda Leggett and Rita Garland along with his children Theresa (Brad) Bent, Caroline Plumb and Doug (Trish) Garland. His grandchildren Amanda, Stephanie, Andrew (Alyssa), Matthew, Rebekah (Arran), Kirstin (Brandon), Levi, Grace (Malik), and Anna Marie. His great grandchildren Taryn, Ellisyn, Kelson and Austin (AJ); and nieces and nephews in Canada and England. Ed was dearly loved and will be greatly missed, but remembered always for his kind gentle and gracious spirit, his warm smile, sense of humour, his ready laugh, courage and his generosity.
Memorial service November 5, 2022 at 2pm at the Chase Evangelical Free Church, 295 Shuswap Ave., Chase, BC - Pastor Tyler Harper Officiating