At continuing Care, St. Thomas on Saturday December 20 2014. James [Jim] Duncan Orchard of Dutton in his 87th year. Beloved husband of 61 years of Helen [Patterson] Orchard. Special father of Duncan and Fides Orchard of Bradford. Cherished grandfather of Dean, Laura, Chelsey. Dear brother of Marion Orchard of R.R. 3 Shedden and brother in law of Catherine and Albert Ford of Dutton, Marion and Donald Page of Wallacetown. Also survived by his eleven nieces and nephews. Predeceased by his parents Clarence and Christena [McKillop] Orchard. Jim was a member for over 60 years of Warren Lodge #120 AF & AM, Royal Arch# 81, Aylmer for over 50 years, Scottish Rite A L A, Peterborough, Moore Sovereign Consistency 32 degree Mason Hamilton , Mocha Shriner, London, Adah Chapter 276 OES and honorary member of Golden Acres, Shedden, He was a life member of West Elgin Legion. Jim was a funeral director “Emeritus” for over 60 years. having worked in St. Thomas, Peterborough and Calgary, Alberta. He was a member of Knox Presbyterian Church, Fingal. Friends will be received at the Arn Funeral Home 193 Shackleton St. Dutton 519-762-2416 Tuesday 2-4 & 7-9 where the funeral service will be held on Wednesday December 24 2014 at 11 a.m. Interment in Shedden Cemetery. Donations to Shriner’s Children Hospitals of Knox Church Fingal would be appreciated. Adah Chapter 276 OES will hold a memorial service on Tuesday at 6:30 p.m. Warren Lodge#120 AF & AM will hold a memorial service on Tuesday at 6:45 p.m. Email condolences arnfuneralhome@bellnet.ca

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