James Byron McGAUGHEY

McGAUGHEY, James Byron

Passed away at the Surrey Memorial Hospital on August 5, 2010 at the age of 69 years. Byron was born on October 12, 1940 in Edgerton, Alberta. The eldest of five children born to James Albert McGaughey and Marion Dorothea (nee Jackson). He received his elementary and high school education in Edgerton and moved to Edmonton after completing his training in mechanics. Meanwhile his family moved to Hoadley, Alberta where in 1967 his father was killed in a farming accident and Byron moved home to take care of the farm. He resided in Hoadley and later Rimbey until in 1982 he moved to Whiterock, B.C. He met and married Joan (the love of his life in 1986).

They lived in Surrey, B.C. until the time of his passing.

He leaves to mourn his passing, his wife Joan, his two sons, Shawn and David, his daughter, Rebecca, seven grandchildren, two sisters, Lynn Loy and Laurel (Rod) Schaff and numerous nieces and nephews.

He was predeceased by his father and mother, brother Michael and sister Cynthia. A memorial service will be held at the Frasier Heights Funeral Home in Surrey, B.C. on August 21, 2010 at 2 p.m.


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