HARLEY KENNETH “BUSTER” RADFORD

Harley Kenneth “Buster” Radford passed away peacefully on April 13 in Penticton where he spent his last days at the age of 94. Born on December 11, 1920 in McGee Saskatchewan, he was the oldest son of 9 children. His family moved to Hill Spring, Alberta in 1936 where they farmed. In 1948 Buster helped move his family to Greenwood, B.C. where he and his father began working in the logging industry. His family eventually moved to New Westminster, but Buster put down roots in Greenwood, married Evelyn, and formed his company Buster’s Excavating. He was an active resident of the community for fifty years giving many hours to community events, minor hockey and baseball. In 1998 he and his wife Evelyn relocated to Penticton where they enjoyed their new home and their great neighbours. Buster is survived by his wife Evelyn, sons Rick (Iris) and Chris (Rita) and Daughters Liz (Mark), Susan (Jim) and Judy (Michael) along with 11 Grandchildren and 11 Great Grandchildren. He is also survived by his sisters Toots and Billie. A true gentleman, he will always be known for his humour, generosity and love of gardening and singing. He will be missed by all who knew him. Gone, but never forgotten.