It is with great sadness that we announce the passing of Paul Coates on August 15, 2022, in Creston, BC, at the age of 75 years.
Paul was born on January 9, 1947, in England to parents George and Eunice Coates. He lived in Montreal for most of his life, moving to Creston, BC in 2009 after his retirement.
Paul was predeceased by his father and mother, George and Eunice Coates.
Paul will be lovingly remembered by his wife Lynn, son James, granddaughters Makayla and Melissa.
A Celebration of Life Service will be held on Saturday August 20, 2022, at 1:30 p.m. at the Royal Canadian Legion Br.#29, with a private family interment to take place at the Forest Lawn Cemetery, Erickson, BC at a later date.
In lieu of flowers, friends wishing to make a memorial contribution may do so to Creston Pet Adoption and Welfare Society (PAWS), 2805 Lower Wynndel Road, Creston, BC V0B 1G8 or to Alzheimer’s Society of BC, Suite 300 – 828 W. 8th Ave., Vancouver, BC V5Z 1E2.