To live in hearts we leave behind is not to die.
It is with heavy hearts and great sadness that we announce the passing of Jim Despot, a man who spent his life working tirelessly on behalf of children as a teacher, Vice-Principal, Principal and District Superintendent.
James was the very anchor and heartbeat of our family, and words cannot describe the impact he made in our lives as a treasured husband, cherished father, loving Grandpa, beloved brother, favorite uncle and dear friend. James’ positive outlook, zest for life and love of family will forever frame our memories. James demonstrated unconditional love and never stood in judgment when we erred. In moments of need, it was to James that everyone turned.
James’ favourite times were spent on the shores of the Shuswap fishing, taking his grandchildren tubing, and completing endless home improvement projects. This very special man will live forever in our hearts.
A celebration of life service will be held on Sunday, March 1, at 2 pm at the Calvary Community Church – 1205 Rogers Way, Kamloops, BC.
For persons interested in sharing a memory or sending a personal message to the family, please go online to http://www.castanet.net/obituaries/DESPOT,_James_Harley/8005/