William Gerald Kernachan

William Gerald Kernachan

March 9, 1933-December 26, 2012

It is with great sadness that we announce the passing away of William Gerald Kernachan.

Gerry was born on March 9th, 1933 in Chemainus, BC and surrounded by his family he passed away on December 26th, 2012.

Gerry lived most of his life on the north end of Vancouver Island where he worked in the logging industry on the booming grounds and enjoyed playing all kinds of sports, softball, broomball and curling to mention a few.

He shared his love and knowledge of hunting and fishing with his wife and children. The last few years of his life Gerry lived in Vernon, BC. He puttered in his workshop creating many beautiful wood projects for his family and friends who will treasure them forever.

He leaves behind his loving wife, Florence, of 59 years, his children: Norma (Brian), Glenda (Bob), Butch (Sally), Don (Nicole) and Tony (Tanya); 13 grandchildren and 10 great grandchildren, two brothers: Joe (Hazel) and Billy (Eleanor); two sisters: Etta and Lily; two brothers-in-law: Mervyn and Melvin; three sisters-in-law: Ferne, Marlene and Irene as well as numerous nieces and nephews.

We love and miss you immensely!