Passed away at his residence on Thursday, 3 July, 2014, at the age of 82 years. Beloved husband of Frances for 61 years. Dear father of Philip (Cheryl), Joanne Woodward (Rob), Donna Ruttle (Brian), and Margaret Charteris (John). Grandfather of Michael (Serenity), John (Leslie), Brad (Melissa), Laura, Meghan, Morgan, Ryan, Stephanie, and the late Heather. Great grandfather of six. Predeceased by his parents William and Florence Cates, and his brother Murray.
Friends may call at the FOREST CHAPEL OF DENNING FUNERAL DIRECTORS, 9 James Street South, Forest, on Sunday, July 6, 2014, from 4:00 pm – 8:00 pm. A Funeral Service will be held at the Forest United Church on Monday morning, July 7, 2014, at 11:00 am. Interment to follow at Beechwood Cemetery. For those who wish, in memoriam donations to Camp Trillium, Forest United Church, or the Heart & Stroke Foundation would be appreciated by the family. Online condolences may be left at www.denningfuneralhome.com