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Tidball memorial set for June 22

Well-known Langley horseman and Keg restaurant founder, George Tidball, passed away peacefully, surrounded by his family on Tuesday, June 3. A memorial service will be held on Sunday at Thunderbird Equestrian Centre, the facility he and his wife Dianne built.  - Byron Smith photo
Well-known Langley horseman and Keg restaurant founder, George Tidball, passed away peacefully, surrounded by his family on Tuesday, June 3. A memorial service will be held on Sunday at Thunderbird Equestrian Centre, the facility he and his wife Dianne built.
— image credit: Byron Smith photo

A celebration of life will be held for George Tidball on Sunday, June 22 at 2 p.m. at Thunderbird Show Park.

Tidball, founder of the internationally recognized and award winning Thunderbird equestrian centre, died last week at the age of 83.

The long-time Langley resident created the Keg Steakhouse restaurants and also brought the first McDonald’s restaurants to western Canada.

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