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James Markland Yeomans


C.A.F. (Navy)


Born: 21 Feb 1956, Banff, Alberta


Died: 24 Oct 2021


YEOMANS, James Markland - James Markland Yeomans, of Lone Butte, British Columbia, passed away on Sunday October 24, 2021, in his 65th year, after his battle with cancer.


Jim was born February 21, 1956 in Banff, Alberta and was the 3rd of 6 children. Growing up, he was a natural athlete who loved skiing and a talented musician who loved playing the trumpet.


He served in the Canadian Navy for 22 years and was stationed on the HMCS PROVIDER among other ships, where he had the opportunity to see much of the world! Jim was stationed in several locations including Esquimalt in the west, and Halifax in the east.


After his retirement, he relocated to the BC interior and spent time in Canoe, Scotch Creek and 100 Mile House, where he worked in construction. In 2019, her married Vera Wijnant and moved to the country where they raised goats, sheep, chickens and rabbits, and where they planned to live happily ever after. Jim loved the outdoors and thrived in the country lifestyle.


Loving husband of Vera (Wijnant), newly-weds of two years. Son of Helen and Newt Yeomans of Kelowna. Brother and brother-in-law of Gordon and Zai, Gail and Jim, Bob and Brenda, Ron and Sophie and Nancy and Shannon. He will be missed by his many nieces, nephews and great nephews, extended family members and his many friends.


Predeceased by his first wife, Sylvia (McManamna).


A Celebration of Life is being planned for 2022. (Dignity Memorial Funeral Homes)


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