Donald Richard Plant was born December 1, 1933. He lived in Grand Forks with his parents Frank and Molly Plant on a farm until his teenage years when he went to work on the railway. He later met and married Jacqueline Souster and over the next 60 years the two lived in Prince George, Quesnel and Nelson.
After moving to Nelson in 1972, Don worked for BC Tel until his retirement in 1993. Don loved to learn new things and enjoyed to garden, square dance, and travel. As one of Jehovah’s Witnesses, Don had a strong belief in the Bible including the promise that in the future “death will be no more”.
Don was predeceased by his parents and his brother Barry and his sister Dorothy. He is survived by his wife Jackie, his children David (Dawn) Plant, Cheryl Clarke, Louise Picton and Michelle (Tim) McMaster and by his grandchildren Kara, Alexis, Carly, Jonathon, Jesse, Chantelle, Ryan, Ian and Andrew and by many great grandchildren.
Don passed away peacefully on March 4, 2015, at Mountain Lake Seniors Community with his family by his side.