Douglas "Doug" Basil Symes passed away suddenly at his home on December 4, 2018 at the age of 74 years.
Doug leaves to mourn his passing: his wife of 54 years, Sharon; his son, Michael (Colleen) and granddaughters, Morgan and Natalie; his daughter, Connie (Ted) Adams and granddaughters Jade, Katlyn and Hayley; and their father Mark Wilkinson; two sisters, Peggy (Ian) McKenzie and Lois Hogg; his brother, David; his brother-in-law, Narcisse Caffet, his sister-in-law, Marion (Joe) Eddleston; several nieces and nephews; two special adopted granddaughters, Kelsey (Jesse) Collins-Girard and Taylor (Andrew) Collins-Grossklaus.
Doug was predeceased by his father, Archie (1977); his mother, Kathleen (2001); his sister, Joan (2006); his niece, Sandra (2005).
The Memorial Service for Doug will be held on Tuesday, December 11 at 2:00 PM, conducted from the E. H. Walter School, Paradise Valley, Alberta.
Donations in Doug's memory may be made to the Paradise Valley Fire Department, Paradise Valley Ag Society or to a charity of the donor's chocie.