With great sadness we announce the passing of John (Jack) Floyd of Salmo, BC, on August 25, 2015, at the age of 91.
Jack was born to Cecil and Leah Floyd on April 14, 1924, in Greenwood, BC where he was raised. Being fond of the outdoors, Jack moved to the Kootenay area to work in forestry. As a longtime member of the Nelson Rod & Gun Club, he was instrumental in starting the Big Horn Sheep Feeding Program on the Kootenay Pass. He was an accomplished rifleman, remaining active until he suffered a stroke on August 16, 2015. He is survived by his sister, Gladys Floyd of Grand Forks, BC, son Glen, daughter Roseanne, and step-daughter Robin; also six grandchildren. Jack was predeceased by his brother James (Jim) and his son William.
A memorial tea will be held at the United Church Hall (across from the baseball diamond on Hwy 3) in Greenwood, BC on September 19, 2015 at 1pm. A Celebration of Life will be held at the Nelson Rod & Gun Club Hall at 801 Railway Street, Nelson on September 20, 2015 at 2 pm.