Reo David Martin

Reo David Martin was born on January 4, 1945.

He passed away October 24, 2011.

He attended school at Wells, Ruby Creek (near

Quesnel) Fort St James, Arrowpark, Nakusp and

Prince George College.

Over his life he drove truck for the Department

of Highways, did underground mining at Pinchi

Lake, logged in the Fort St James and Kamloops

areas, bartended, worked as a jail guard, worked

in the shop at Stuart Lake Lumber, owned his own

Septic Truck, drove Block Truck and operated the

Meadowview Lodge.

Reo served as a hockey and ball coach, President

of the Fort St James Minor Hockey Association

and District Director for the BC Minor Hockey


He coached and managed the Fort St James Stars

that went on to win the Coy Cup (BC Provincial

Championship for Senior Men) in 1999.

Reo is survived and will be sadly missed by his

wife Carol of 46 years, their two children, Melanie

(Maury) Spooner and Dexter (Teena) Martin and fi ve


TY, Reo, Karli, Mara and Cash; his sisters Louise

and Lynn-Anne and brothers; Brian, Donald, Roger,

Bruce, Terry, Gordie, and Kenny, and his many


Reo was predeceased by; Parents; Reo and Norma

and brothers; Patrick and Darryl.

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