Gyoba, Edward Yoshinori
GYOBA, Edward Yoshinori. Born in Lytton, BC on June 22, 1948. Died June 2, 2014 Ashcroft, BC. It is with shock and great sorrow that we announce the passing of Ed Gyoba at 65 years old. Ed was a talented basketball player in his youth and loved rock music. He graduated from Hope High School and then BCIT with a certificate in Heating and Refrigeration and also Instrumentation. He established Ahed Air Conditioning and was a long time Ashcroft resident and teacher of Tai Chi. An avid fisherman, gardener, story teller and coffee drinker, Ed loved laughing with friends and family. He will be deeply missed by all who loved him.
Ed was predeceased by his mother, Masami, his father, Takeshi, his brother Eugene and his sister Joyce. Ed is survived by his wife Barbara Gyoba, her daughter Tara Lee Smith and son-in-law Barry Smith as well as their children Matthew (14), Hope (11) and Harley (9). He is also survived by his siblings Tosh, Elsie, Jim and Charlotte as well as many nieces, nephews, relatives and wonderful friends.
Relatives and friends are invited to A Celebration of Life for Ed Gyoba at the Cache Creek Community Hall on Saturday, June 21st, 2014 at 2pm. Cremation has taken place. Condolences may be forwarded through the Ashcroft Post Office, addressed to the family of Ed Gyoba. In lieu of flowers, donations to the charity of your choice would be appreciated.
Thompson Valley Funeral Home Ashcroft entrusted with arrangements.