Ronald "Izzy" Edwin Israel

April 22, 1943May 9, 2018

Ron passed away peacefully on May 9, 2018 at the age of 75 years.

He is remembered with love and survived by his son’s Dale (Nadine) and Trevor (Jen), grandchildren Jacob, Lane, Brody, Sasha, Sadie, Justine & Jordan, brother Doug, extended family and friends , and his dog- Snoopy. He was predeaced by his beloved wife Betty, son Brian, sister Louise, and parents Carl & Joyce.

Dad came to Savona as a young boy and called it home for the rest of his life. He married Betty in 1965 in Clinton and they settled in Savona raising their boys.

Dad worked most of his life in the logging industry and became a Logging Truck Owner/Operator in 1984. He was well known in the industry and he and his dog, George, his faithful companion hauled many loads together and retired in 2005.

Dad enjoyed the outdoors, camping, snowmobiling, fishing and Kamloops Blazer games with his Grandkids.

We would like to thank the Cardiac Unit, ER, & ICU at the Kamloops Royal Inland Hospital and special thanks for the care received at the Marjorie Willoughby Snowden Memorial Hospice Home.

A Celebration of his life will be held at the Savona Community Hall on Sat. May 19 at 11:00 am.

In lieu of flowers, the family requests donations to the Marjorie Willoughby Snowden Memorial Hospice Home By mail, phone or online at

Rest in Peace Dad/Grandpa


  • Celebration of Life Saturday, May 19, 2018

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