Passed away at I.O.O.F. Seniors Home in Barrie on Tuesday March 11, 2014 in his 80th year. Born in Hounslow, London, England on December 11, 1934 and immigrated to Canada in 1961. As a teenager he apprenticed with London Transport as an Electrician. He served with the Royal Air Force. In the 70’s settled in New Lowell starting Sunnidale Racing Stables as a Standardbred Horseman. Later with wife Vicki started Sunnidale Boarding Kennel. Loving husband to Vicki of Wasaga Beach. Loving father to Geoffrey(Terri) of Edmonton, and Wendy(Brian White) of Collingwood.
Remembered by grandchildren Candace, Andrew, Courtney, Brooke. Great-grandfather to Sophia. Stepfather to Michael, Stephen(Ann), Jeffrey, and grandfather to Sean, Emily, Matthew, Megan, Melissa, Danielle, and Juston. Survived by sister Joy Grisby of Penarth, Wales. Uncle to nieces Carol, Pam, Cathy, and nephew Trevor all of the U.K.
At his request there will be cremation with no service. As an expression of sympathy memorial donations may be made to the Ontario Lung Association www.on.lung.ca.
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