OBITUARY

Floyd Donald Laing

August 27, 1951May 30, 2018

After demonstrating unwavering faith in God and the strong will to live Floyd went to be with his heavenly Father after an 11 month battle with cancer, enduring it all through his humor, love and devotion. With his devoted wife, Linda, and stepson, Darren, by his side, Floyd passed away at 12:58 a.m., May 30, 2018 at the Campbell River Hospital.

Born in Deer Lake, NF, moved with his parents to Stephenville, NF, and finally settled in Campbell River, BC in 1977 for work and raised his family. Predeceased by his previous wife, Delphine, and parents Myrtle and Hedley. Leaving to mourn his wife, Linda; Stepsons (previous wife, Delphine) Darren, Stephen, Brian (Maria) and Paul Chiasson (Jessica; daughter, Rachel (Danny Le); Grandchildren Justin and Austin Chaisson, Deja Olney,Skye Le, Connor and Logan Chiasson; brothers Charlie (Colleen), Garry (Vi), Dean (Janice); sisters, Deanna (Ken Blake) Dallas (Jim Lindsey), Cynthia (Tom Jones), Lurley (Rob Lilly) and Darlene. Floyd will also be greatly missed by countless friends and acquaintances from his 20+ years in mining, 40 year connection with Campbell River Christian Churches, classmates, his patrons at the Second Hand Store, his tenants at Pioneer Market Building, his Serious Coffee music friends, and buddies at The Campbell River Auction. Floyd shared his Passion for music and great Love for God with all these people.

Unending thanks to the Cancer Clinic in Victoria, the nurses and staff at the Campbell River Hospital, Health Care workers at Island Health who cared for him at home, and Dr. Willem Prinsloo; all of who so tenderly cared for him. The Family is so thankful for the outpouring of friendship and support shown to them and Floyd during this most difficult time.

Floyd was not only a Father but an unconditional friend to all his children; to their mother; to his siblings; and along with being an outstanding loving husband, to his soul mate, Linda; and to all the knew him. He touched so many lives and was always there to lend an ear and pray for any need.

Resting at Sutton's Funeral Home, 502 S. Dogwood Street, Campbell River on Thursday, June 7, from 2:00 p.m. - 8:00 p.m. Funeral Service from the Campbell River Baptist Church, 260 S. Dogwood Street on Friday, June 8, at 10:00 a.m. Come joint us as we Celebrate and Reflect on Floyd's life! Flowers accepted, or donations in his memory may be made to the Campbell River Hospital Foundation.

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REMEMBERING

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Diane Pennell

June 8, 2018

Linda and Family,
Gods light that shone through in Floyds eyes, could be seen in all who met and knew him whether it was briefly or a long time. My thoughts and prayers are with you at this time.
Diane

Chris & Heather Dirks

June 8, 2018

We have fond memories of Floyd performing at Serious Coffee. He had a passion for sharing the Gospel of Jesus Christ. He is now rejoicing in His presence.

Peter and Suzanne Lee

June 7, 2018

We met Floyd and his young family then, in the early 80s. We saw a dedicated and loving man, father, friend, beautiful musician who had servant's heart in action. Floyd had the biggest heart and he shared it with all those he met! Two words come to mind when we think of Floyd -- HE LOVED. We were thrilled when he and Linda married - their love and eyes shined with happiness. We are so sad for the family and myriad of friends, at the earthy loss of Floyd. God bless you all and may our Lord wrap His arms of love around each one of you. One day, we shall be reunited in heaven and every tear will be wiped away. Thank you Floyd.

Sid Nielsen

June 6, 2018

I met Floyd in 1978 when we were mining at Myra falls. I worked with him and he worked for me as a miner. When you went into his place of work it was always a pleasure. his sense of humor, his undying faith, his willing to help others.
If ever there was a man to enter the kingdom of God with great cheering it would be Floyd . From Tom T Hall ( I know that the good Lord likes a little pickin to)
You have fought the good fight
Your friend
Sid

Erika Hannah

June 6, 2018

Floyd you have always been the most caring and considerate man I am so greatful we got to have one last visit with you before you passed. Condolences to your kids and your wife Linda. Love Erika, Clayton and baby Conner :)

Peter Sabo

June 6, 2018

A super friendly man, with an excellent sense of humor. I considered myself fortunate when I ran into Floyd during the course of a day, he always made me feel better.

Charles & Colleen Lang

June 6, 2018

Sending our love and condolences to Linda, Rachel , Darren, Stephen , Brian ,Paul and all of the family and Floyd's friends. Throughout the years Floyd touched many hearts with his love for God, kindness, sense of humour and gift of music. We have many happy and fond recollections of time spent with Floyd in various locations. He always had his guitar entertaining us. May the cherished memories we all share get us through this difficult time. He will remain in our hearts forever.

Thomas and Joy Hannah

June 5, 2018

Condolences to The Laing Family & Friends
Nephew Floyd was a man of great faith ,a loving caring person. His talent was to play,sing and minister to people showing love and, encouragement to young and old alike. His humor brightened hearts and, brought hope to many. Floyd was like a brother to Thomas and I there wasn't anything he wouldn't do for people to help out. His family meant so much to him. He fought a good fight right to the very last breath. The wonderful memories he left us will last forever . Never forget the times we were together with Floyd and Linda. Wishing love ,and prayers to his beautiful wife and, all his family your in our thoughts always . God keep you in His love and care. Uncle Tom and Aunt Joy & Family.

Diane White

June 5, 2018

Linda,

Thinking of you and family at this time. Thoughts and prayers are with you at this time.

Love Diane

A Smith

June 5, 2018

I am sorry for your loss. He was a great man.