Gilbert Price

Obituary of Gilbert Ira Price

passed on peacefully at the Green Home, Monday, February 19, 2007.

Gilbert was born on the farm at Sonningdale, Saskatchewan July 2, 1921. He married Esther Baker in 1945 and they moved to B.C. in 1948.

Gilbert worked for the C.M.& S., had Price Excavating with his brother, Nelson. He also had the Kimberley Tire Shop. As the owner of Keynote Builders, he moved to Cranbrook in 1964 to build houses. He was also a carpenter with Crestbrook and the Carpenter's Union.Gilbert was a Traveling Elder with Global Missions. It was his greatest passion to do the work of the Lord. He was a "good and faithful servant" all his life.Gilbert loved his family and friends. He helped most everyone at one time or another in his lifetime. He loved to build something out of nothing. His talent was extraordinary. He loved to entertain everyone with his violin, guitar or singing. He made many tapes of spiritual music for anyone who enjoyed it.

Gilbert is survived by his loving wife of 61 years, Esther, two daughters, Joanne (Jim) Large, and Cathy (Danny) Adams, Grandson Dustin Adams, Granddaughter, Brandy Adams (fiancé, Kevin Dunnebacke), one brother, Byron (Hazel) Price, 3 sisters, Vivian Atkins, Esther Foreman, Doreen (Jim) Taylor, sister-in-law, Mary Lou Price, brother-in-law and sister-in-law, Harry & Hilda Johnson.

He was predeceased by a daughter, Sarah, a sister, Eva and a brother, Nelson.

A Memorial Service will be held on Saturday, February 24, 2007 at McPherson Funeral Chapel at 2:00 p.m.Memorial donations may be made to Global Missions, Box 934, North Battleford, SK S9A 2Z3 or a charity of your choice.

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