MEAD, RICHARD W, of Port Dover, (formerly of Sault St. Marie), passed away at his home on Friday August 24, 2012 in his 69th year. Cherished father and father-in-law of Christine and Dan Garcia, and Caroline Mead all of Oakville. Proud and loving grandfather of Mason Mead-Guite, Hannah Garcia, Rebekah Garcia and Marcos Garcia. Dearly loved brother and brother-in- law of Peter and Darlene Mead and John and Brenda Mead all of Sault St. Marie. Predeceased by his parents Leonard and Madge Mead. Richard will be missed for his love of life and sense of humour, a wonderful and caring father and grandfather he  will be lovingly remembered by all his family and dear friends. A Memorial Service to honour Richard’s life will be held at THOMPSON WATERS FUNERAL HOME Chapel, 102 First Ave, Port Dover ON 519-583-1530, Thursday August 30 at 1pm, with visiting 1 hour prior to service. The Reverend Frank Walker officiating. Cremation has taken place, a private interment will be held at a later date. For those wishing, donations to, Schizophrenia Society of Ontario would be greatly appreciated. Online donations and/or condolences can be made at www.thompsonwatersfuneralhome.ca

For more information about this obituary visit http://www.thompsonwatersfuneralhome.ca/.

Filed Under: Hamilton, Sault Ste. Marie, Simcoe