YUILL, Donald

Posted: March 7th, 2017


DONALD BARRY YUILL, passed away peacefully at home on Thursday, March 2nd, surrounded by his loving family at the age of 60 years. Don is lovingly remembered by his wife, Shirlee, sons Mitchell (Megan), of Cardston; Brendan (Kimberly) of Jaffray, BC; daughter Amanda Leavitt (Tanner) of Cardston; and 13 beautiful grandchildren who he told everyone were the cutest in the world. He is also survived by his mother, Colleen Yuill, sisters Shirley Francis (Greg) and Patricia Meheden (Al) and numerous nieces and nephews. He was predeceased by his father, Barry, mother and father in law Harold and Eleanor Watson and brother in law, Al Meheden.

Don was a people person, loved to visit with everyone and had many friends who will miss his visits. He loved anything outdoors, with hunting, fishing, and camping his favorites. As a young man he excelled in basketball, football, slowpitch and set many records in track and field. He continued to participate in sports throughout his life, coaching and refereeing for the Southern Alberta Basketball Officials Association.

Don was a man of many talents, he had a beautiful tenor voice and loved to share his talents on stage participating in many Cardston musical theatre productions. He had a strong testimony of his Savior and served faithfully in many church callings.

The Funeral Service will be held at The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Cardston Alberta West Stake Centre, 846 1 Ave West, Cardston, AB. , on Tuesday, March 7, 2017 at 11:00 a.m. Friends may meet the family at the church from 9:45 to 10:45 am prior to the Service.

Interment to follow in the Mountain View Cemetery, Mountain View, Alberta.

On behalf of Don we’d like to thank the Jack Ady Cancer Center staff, Palliative Care Dr. Shukkoor and Beth, Cardston Home Care (Ben) and the pharmacists at Value Drugs, for all the wonderful loving care given to Don over the years. If friends so desire donations in Don’s name can be made to Jack Ady Cancer Center at 960 – 19 Street S. Lethbridge, AB T1J 1W5.

Condolences may be sent to: www.legacyfuneralhome.ca

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