Ronald Thibeault entered into the presence of his Lord and Saviour Jesus Christ on Saturday, May 10, 2014 at the age of 62 years. A Funeral Service will be held at the Revelstoke Alliance Church on Thursday afternoon, May 15 at 1 pm with Pastor Matthew Carter officiating. Interment will follow in Mountain View Cemetery, Revelstoke. Pallbearers will be Kevin Brown, Norm Chapple, Jim Ritchie, Mike Rail, Larry Giroux, Fred Weatherby, Rob Chapple and Crosley Klassen. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to World Vision Canada, 1 World Drive, Mississauga, Ontario, L5T 2Y4, in memory of Ron.
Ron was born on March 26, 1952, in Kamloops, B.C. and had been a resident of Revelstoke for 35 years. His hobbies were woodworking, camping, hunting and fishing. Ron loved God and he loved his family. He was a big part of the Alliance Church family as well. He adored his grandchildren and spending time with them.
Ron was predeceased by his parents, Bud and Sadie and his brother Edd. He is survived by his loving wife Debbie of Revelstoke; two children: Ron (Tracey) and Amanda, all of Revelstoke; four grandchildren: Crosley, Taylor, Matthew and Oliver; brother Neil of Sundre, Alberta; sisters: Sherron (Gerry) Melinchuk of Salmon Arm, Linda (Sonny) Warncke of Revelstoke and Brenda (Glenn) Vernon of Louis Creek, B.C. as well as numerous nieces and nephews.
Messages of condolence may be sent to Ron’s family by viewing his obituary at www.brandonbowersfuneralhome.com.
Ron’s family would like to thank the nursing staff of Queen Victoria Hospital and doctor’s Cam MacLeod, Cam Molder, Sara Brown and Chris Macdonald for their excellent care. They would also like to thank their friends and family for their care, concern, flowers, gifts, food, phone calls, cards, thoughts and prayers. A special thanks to Zala’s Restaurant and the Alliance Church for the meals provided to us while Ron was ill. Thank you to Pastor Matthew Carter for officiating at the service and for all of his guidance and to the Alliance Church Ladies for putting on the reception after the service. A very special thank you to Gary and Chrissie Sulz for being there for us in our time of need.
Arrangements are in the care of Brandon Bowers Funeral Home, Revelstoke.