September 9, 1949 – June 12, 2018
Roy Teshima passed away on June 12, 2018 at home in Ashcroft, BC. He was 68 years old. He was born September 9, 1949 and raised in Ashcroft.
Roy is survived by his wife, Sandra Nixon of 28 years, and his two step daughters: Laurie Simpson (Roland) of Cache Creek, Camaro Andersen (Jared) of 16 Mile. His four rays of sunshine (grandchildren): Seth Eaton – 18 Lillian Eaton – 13, Hank Andersen – 6 and Georgia Andersen – 4. Brothers: Mamoru (Robin) Kamloops, Richard (Judy) Kamloops, Mutsuo (Pat) Ashcroft, Ken of Ashcroft. Sisters: Kiyoko of Ashcroft, Merry of Ashcroft. Nieces and Nephews, who were all special to Roy.
Roy was predeceased by his parents, two brothers and a sister.
Roy started working at Bethlehem Copper on May 5, 1969 and when the companies merged went to work for HVC and retired January 5, 2017. He worked for 47.5 years and loved his colleagues like family.
Roy enjoyed hunting, fishing, dirt biking, baseball, badminton, hockey and sports in general.
Roy’s travels led him to Jamaica, Venezuela, Barbados, and many times to Mexico. He was very fond of all genres of music and went to many concerts, but the highlights of his life were his 4 grandchildren and he couldn’t be prouder of them.
Celebration of life services will be held for Roy at 1:30 pm on Saturday, June 23, 2018 from the Ashcroft Community Hall.
Online condolences may be made at www.tvfh.ca
Thompson Valley Funeral Home Ltd.