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GARTH NEVILLE

GARTH NEVILLE Suddenly, at his residence on June 17, 2005, Garth William Neville passed away in his sleep at the age of 57. Garth was predeceased by his parents, Bill and Ruth (Buddy) Neville. He leaves behind his recently separated wife Cherie and his kids, Ashley, Amber, Mark and April. His one brother Rick, wife Aleta and kids, Shelley, Brent, Ryan and in-laws, August and Doris Roy, Jack and Rita, Roy, Robbie and Gabbie, Marguerite and Marty, Michelle, Carla and Bill and many more nieces and nephews are also left to mourn. Garth was born in Binscarth, MB on January 2, 1948. Growing up in a small town, as a child everyone that knew Garth, knew about his love for sports. One of his greatest loves was baseball. Garth was the star pitcher for the Binscarth Orioles. His team was even given the honour to represent Canada in the Pan Am Games in the early 70's. Soon after Garth moved to Winnipeg where he found one of his other great passions; cars. For over the past 30 years, Garth had spent most of his working life in the car business, where he had met most of his good friends. For the last few years he was employed at Trans American Sales, where he met close friends, Harley Unrah, Amanda Yon, Glenn Goertzen, Peter Plett, Glen Bredin, Verne Malanchuk and John Petrakos. Along with many others, Garth leaves behind beloved friends, Judy Germain, Dennis Kudelski, Wayne Dreilick, Allan Sheppard (Sheppy), Loren Locken, Stewart Obrien, Gord and Darlene Hykaway, the Asham family, and Glen and Iris McDonald. Garth had many friends, too many to list. If you knew Garth you know who you are, and you know he was a great friend to all. He was always out to make everyone laugh, he had a profound sense of humour, which will be missed the most. Garth will be remembered as a great husband, father, and friend and will always be in our hearts. For all that life has given us And all that's left to do, We'll know no greater treasure Than the days we had with you. A celebration of Garth's life will take place at 11:00 a.m. on Tuesday, June 21 in the chapel of Voyage Funeral Chapel, 220 Hespeler Ave. at Henderson Highway. If friends so desire, donations may be made to Garth's children, Box 56, Group 2, RR1, Anola, MB R0E 0A0. VOYAGE FUNERAL HOME AND CREMATORIUM 220 Hespeler Ave. @ Henderson Hwy. 668-3151

As published in the Winnipeg Free Press on June 19, 2005

Guest Book(12 entries)

  • My dad was the grestest, nicest, most generous guy who loved his family and friends so much. He had a passion for sports and loved being a car salesman. Words can't describe how much I miss him and love him. He was the best dad anyone could ask for
    - Posted by: mark neville (son) on: Mar 3, 2014
  • I miss you everyday.
    - Posted by: Amber (Daughter) on: Feb 18, 2014
  • Garth was at one time Binscarth's claim to fame. He was the star pitcher but was so very modest about his abilities. We would like to extend our sincere sympathy to his family. We hope your many memories will give you strength at this time. Rick, we are having special thoughts of you. Take care! Vic and Toon
    - Posted by: Vic and Toon Cozens (Family) on: Jun 29, 2005
  • Deepest sympathy to Garth's family on his sudden passing. Although I knew Garth as my sales manager I am priviledged to have also known him as a friend. His sense of humor, laughter and beaming smile will be missed by many. Our thoughts are especially with A.A.M.&A who must be feeling profound loss; please find comfort in the many great memories that you will always have. Sincerely Giselle Lussier
    - Posted by: Giselle Lussier (Co-Worker) on: Jun 26, 2005
  • I still remember the day that Garth and my brother George asked our father to coach a little league baseball team. Garth was the pitcher and George was the catcher with the upside down mitt. They were both inducted into the Manitoba baseball Hall of Fame the same year - a wonderful surprise for them both. My deepest sympathy to his family. Eileen
    - Posted by: Eileen Murray(Caughell) (Acquaintance) on: Jun 22, 2005
  • My memories of Garth date back to childhood, growing up in Binscarth, Manitoba. Our family were big ball fans, thanks to Garth, the star pitcher for the Orioles. My dad, Art, was the statistician and never missed a game. Auntie Elsie's car was driven to the ball diamond early in the day to get a prime viewing position for the game. Garth was probably embarrassed by the noisy antics, but he was well supported by everyone in the family. I'm very sorry that he has left his family so soon, and send my sincere condolences to you all.
    - Posted by: Fonda Willis (Family) on: Jun 22, 2005
  • Binscarth, baseball and the pride the whole family felt for Garth as the pitcher, brings back fond memories of double headers, cow bells and our mothers (Buddy, Josie as well as Aunty Elsie) cheering in the stands. Dad, Garth's Uncle Arthur, would be 'calling' the game. Garth was so shy that I am sure he wished the Aunties would have stayed home to play scrabble...I lost touch with Garth after moving to BC but Aunty Buddy would always have pictures to show on my many visits to Binscarth. His kind nature will be missed by many.
    - Posted by: Shelley Willis (Family) on: Jun 21, 2005
  • Garth, five years ago today our father, Wayne Johnston, a close dear friend of yours right from your childhood days passed away. This day now finds us with an even heavier heart with the news of your passing. May your God bless the many friends and family that you have left behind and may He also bless the “good ol’ boys” of Binscarth. Keith, Kyle, & Brenda
    - Posted by: The Johnstons (Friend) on: Jun 21, 2005
  • Dear Cherie and family, I was saddened to hear of your sudden loss of Garth. My thoughts and prayers go out to all of you. Diane Chimilar (Pierson)
    - Posted by: Diane Chimilar(Pierson) (Family) on: Jun 21, 2005
  • Garth was my favorite cousin. Every year when I went home to Binscarth I'ld say...I think I'll find a Winnipeg phone book and look up Garth. I never did...I sincerly regret not doing it. I send healing thoughts to all his family.
    - Posted by: Claudia Orr (Family) on: Jun 20, 2005
  • My sincere sympathy to the family of Garth.May he be at peace with the Lord our Saviour.
    - Posted by: Glenn Matheson (Friend) on: Jun 20, 2005
  • Although we never had the pleasure of meeting your Dad, we certainly heard lots of great things about him through his brother and sister in law and our good friends Rick and Aleta. We're so sorry that you had to lose your Dad at such a young age. Life doesn't feel fair sometimes, however lucky you for having such a great Dad for the time you did. Take care of each other and keep his memory close to your heart. Sincerely Don and Lynne Ring
    - Posted by: Don and Lynne Ring (Acquaintance) on: Jun 20, 2005

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