← View All Tributes

James William Dow

Tribute Notifications

Click below if you would like to be notified when a new tribute is posted.

Sign Up

← View All Tributes

James William Dow

April 1, 1943 - July 15, 2015


Dow, James William

April.1st, 1943 – July.15th, 2015

It is with great sadness that we had to say goodbye to a man loved by all. James Dow passed peacefully in his 72nd year after battling kidney disease for the past 7 years.

He is survived by his loving wife Nancy; three daughters, Elise (Chris), Aimee (John) and Wendy (Darren); son, Bob (Renee); six grandchildren, Amanda (Jessie), Tyler (Kassandra), Max (Robynne), Cody, Sage, and Hunter; four sisters, Jackie, Monica (Ray), Margret (Ed), and Janet (Vic); brother, John (Dee); brother in law, Tony (Jeanie),  nieces, Trisha, Kelly, Koraley, Shar, Barbra, Tina, Cynthia, Candi, and Sarah; and nephews, Todd, Tom, Robert, Patrick, and Derick.

James is predeceased by parents Robert and Isabel Dow and older sister Jeanie

He will fondly be remembered for his unmatched sense of humour and goofy smile.

There will be a celebration of life held on Saturday, Sept.5th 2015 in Kelowna, BC.



Send a condolence, light a candle and/or share a memory, click "Send Condolence". Once your message has been approved by the moderator it will be posted to the website.

Pages: 12

From: Thompson Funeral Service Ltd. Staff

Thompson Funeral Service Ltd. Staff send our condolences to family and friends.

From: Carolyn and Sam Wolfe
Relation: Friends

What a shock, Nancy. Our condolences to you and your family. Our thoughts and prayers are with you.

From: Michelle & Shawn Seminoff
Relation: dear friend

Oh Uncle Jim, you are so sadly missed. You were such a big part of our lives and we were so lucky to receive your smiles and crazy jokes. Much love and big hugs to Nancy, Wendy, Cody and the rest of your family who are missing you. We will carry some of your silliness with us always.

From: John and Vicki Hanneson
Relation: Friends

Jimmy (aka the jokester electrician/friend of ours whose slogan I will never forget was “Call Jimmy, he will get into your shorts”and his signature “Ya, ya, ya, ya”) will be dearly missed by us. It made me smile every time I saw him and we always had a good laugh. Feel very fortunate to have known Jimmy. Our deepest condolences to all of his family. John, Vicki and boys.

From: Len and Wendy Maida
Relation: Friend

Sorry to hear about the passing of our good friend Jimmy. He was always there when we needed him. We will never forget his great sense of humor and our favorite Jimmy Dow saying “When your lights go dim call Jim”. Our deepest condolences to Nancy, Cody and Family.From: Len, Wendy, Adam, and Jayden Maida

From: Mike and Holly Colebank
Relation: Friend

Nancy, we were so shocked and saddened to hear about Jim. He was such a friendly and nice man. Our thoughts are with you and the family at this sad time.

From: Penny Nordquist
Relation: friend

So terribly sorry for your loss Nancy. He was a great person and friend. Our prayers are with you and your family. He will be missed by many. A man with a big heart and smile!! Love Penny, Leona, Jason and Jacob

From: Enter your full name
Relation: Relationship - How did you know the deceased?

Nancy and Family
Thinking of you all at this sad time. Jim always put a smile on my face.

From: Ted and Pat Leslie
Relation: friend

Miss seeing him and having coffee. He was a happy person who made everyone he met happy. Many fond memories of a great guy.

From: Merla Ridge
Relation: Friend

Nancy, so sorry for your loss, all the kids that were in Special Olympics will miss Jim terribly, I know Danne does already. Take care of yourself as life goes on.

Pages: 12

Service Schedule

  Funeral Service

Date & Time:
September 5, 2015
Beginning at 11:47am


Kelowna, BC Canada

Kelowna, BC Canada

Memorial Gifts

The family has not designated a preferred charity at this time.

Thank You Notice

Send Flowers

default-floralFloral Tributes may be ordered directly through our supplier. Please have the name of the deceased, the funeral date, the address and phone number of the delivery location for handy reference:

621B Herridge Lane, Nelson, BC V1L 7B3
Phone: (250) 352-5592

2870 Georama Rd, Nelson, BC V1L 6Y7
Phone: (250) 352-3468 / Toll Free: 1(800) 712-6797

Flowers & Yoga Studio
513 A  Front Street, Nelson, BC V1L 4B4
(250) 505-5222


Donate In Memory

Send Condolence - For James William Dow

Use the form below to send a Condolence, light a memorial candle and/or share a personal memory.

Your email address will not be published.

Please upload a small jpg file (Max file size is 1MB)

← View All Tributes

Home | FAQs | Obituaries | Send Condolence | Services | Resources | What Do I Do | Preplan | Contact

© Thompson Funeral Services Ltd. | Site Map | Admin Login