William Herbert Sturgeon

February 13, 1946 – February 22, 2019
William Herbert Sturgeon passed away peacefully after a short bout of Cancer on Feb 22 with his 2 daughters at his side. He was born Feb 13, 1946 in Chilliwack BC. He was survived by his 2 daughters Rhonda {Chris} Lobermayer, Vicki Sturgeon. Grandsons Ian & Curtis, Great Granddaughters Aleyah & Amelia. His brother Dave {Bev} and many neices and nephews. Predeceased by his wife Dorothy, parents Edith & Clifford, and Uncle Nev and sister Margaret Coughlin. {a month prior}

He grew up in Chilliwack and worked at Cannor Nursery for 25 yrs, and in 1989 came to Burns Lake to help out Uncle Nev run his farm. He worked as a cook at Broman Lake Restaurant and then decided to open his own restaurant in Topley {Uncle Bills Diner}. He also logged for a bit with Ralph Johnson, and then he started as a night watchman at Decker Lake Sawmill for 10 years. Finally, after retirement, he decided to build a huge greenhouse and sell plants every spring. Everyone knew him for his great plants. He loved fishing, camping & exploring places for Sunday drives.

The family would like to thank Burns Lake Hospital for the wonderful nurses.

A celebration of Life will be held at a later date.


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