Garrod, Wesley A.

83 years passed peacefully surrounded by his family on Friday, April 20, 2012 at Leamington Hospital. Beloved husband of Ruth nee Harrison for 63 years on April 14, 2012. Loving father of Larry (Lorrie), Gary (Pam McPherson), Doug (late Linda) (2006), Nancy Stitzinger (John), Wesley Jr. “Snap” (Bev), Jody Farough (Dwight), Jill Gee (Glen Monk), Cheryl Laliberte, Les (Laurie) and Susan Garrod (Bob Drouillard). Dearest grandpa of Larry Jr, Tammy, Mandy, Timothy, Jeff, Mike, Steven, Kevin, Beth Anne, Jeremy, Shawn, Angela, Christie, J.W., Jason, Nick, Aaron, Terry, Todd, Sarah, Tony Jr., Candace, Matt and great grandpa of 20 and one on the way in July. Survived by his two brothers Walter and Grant and his sisters Helen, Rose, Joyce, Regina, Delia, Winnie. Wesley will be remembered by Ruth’s brother Jim Harrison and her sister of the heart Judy Thompson and husband Stan. Predeceased by his parents Stanley and Julia Garrod, his in-laws  Rogers and Olive Harrison, his brother Irvin, his brother-in-law Jack Harrison and sister-in-law Ida Lorraine. Special uncle to Sheri and Greg Diemer and their daughter Miss Molly and Craig Harrison and his son Brett, and many other nieces and nephews. Wesley retired from CN Railway after many years of service. He also drove truck for years with Stokely’s. He enjoyed jigsaw puzzles but his favourite times were spent with his grandchildren and great grandchildren. Visiting at the , 87 Maidstone Ave. E., Essex (519-776-4233) on Sunday 2-5 and 7-9 pm. Funeral Service to celebrate Wesley’s life will be held from the funeral home on Monday, April 23, 2012 at 11 am. Major Lawrence Wilson officiating. Interment Country Meadows Cemetery. Memorial donations made to Essex Salvation Army or the Canadian Diabetes Association would be appreciated. Family and friends are invited to share their words of comfort and remembrance at www.reidfuneralhome.ca

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