Mr. Harold John Francis passed away peacefully on Monday February 11, 2013 at Huron Lodge Home, Windsor.  He was born on June 15th, 1927, and is the son of the late George and Isabel (Mason) Francis.  Husband of the late Grace Francis and the late Anne Francis.  Loving father of Ronald and Marilyn (Francis) Easton, Richard and Carol (Francis) Horn, and Doug.  He is predeceased by Karen (Francis) Needham.  Grandfather of Beth and Joe, Cheryl and Jon, Victoria and Peter, Kerri, Matthew and Lauren and great-grandfather of Ben, Sam, Eli, Emma, and Carter.  Dear step-father and step-grandfather to Anne’s children their spouses and was known as Grandpa to Anne’s grandchildren.  Harold was a fun-loving man who enjoyed camping trips, had a passion for the railway and spent his late years crafting, and having a pint at Huron Lodge.  A celebration of Harold’s life will be held on Friday February 15th, 2013 at 3:00 p.m. in the chapel of the Alexander & Houle Funeral Home, 245 Wellington St. W., Chatham, 519-352-2710.     Interment Arnold Cemetery.  In lieu of flowers please send donations in memory of Harold to Key Bible Clubs, 28-980 Adelaide St. South London, OntarioN6E 1R3 Canada, 519-690-1615.

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