NEEN, Richard James
Passed away suddenly on July 20, 2014. Richard was born on September 11, 1963 in Duncan, B.C. Beloved husband of Bonnie. Loving father of Natasha (Barrie) of Manitoba, Kyle of Duncan, Brianne (Kim) of Ladysmith and his Little Princesses Kayla, Deliah and his special buddy "Little Man". Grandpa of Amiya, CC, Evy and Lizzy. Also survived by his mother Amy Neen of Duncan; brothers Scott and Cory (Stacey), both of Duncan; nieces and nephews Jackson, Charlotte and Kaydance and numerous family and friends he cherished as well as his dog Molson. Predeceased by his father Jack Neen. Richard was a longtime firefighter with the Princeton Sierra's, got into logging and ended up in the healthcare field. His hobbies included fishing, tinkering with his boats and motors and working on his kid's jalopies. Some of his fondest memories include coaching his girls' soccer team to the BC Provincial Cup two years in a row. But his favourite place was his home and his family. There will be no service at Richard's request. In lieu of flowers, please make a donation to B.C. Children's hospital.
This obituary was originally published in the Cowichan Valley Citizen (Duncan, BC).