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Royce George Thompson

May 7, 1935 - August 18, 2014


Royce passed away on August 18, 2014 in Kootenay Lake Hospital. He was born in Nipawin, Sask. He moved to the lower mainland at the age of 6, where he excelled at sports, baseball, basketball, swimming, and lacross. Royce also won the Golden Gloves in 1955.  In 1966 he married Celia and they moved to Kamloops in 1975. Royce served with the R.C.M.P. Auxillary for 10 years. They moved to Nelson in 1993, where he made many friends and enjoyed his golfing.  Royce is remembered by his loving wife Celia, children Ariana (Steve Vermaat), Clarissa, Nathan (Nadine), sister Rita Harvey, brother Victor (Bud) Thompson and many nieces and nephews. A celebration of his life will be held in September.


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From: Thompson Funeral Service Ltd. Staff

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

From: Gail Crichton
Relation: Friends

What a wonderful person Royce was. Our thoughts are with you, Celia.

Love, Gail and Stevie.

From: April Watson
Relation: Relationship - How did you know the deceased?

Celia and family, we are so sorry to hear about Royce. I wish we had kept in closer touch through these years, I always remember Royce as being so full of life. Know that our thoughts and prayers are with you all.

Love, April & the boys.

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