PRINGLE– James C. “Jim” “JC” Pringle, CD.   Born in Haliburton, Ontario, Jim passed away at the St. Thomas-Elgin General Hospital on Monday, March 18, 2013 at the age of 66.  JC served in the Royal Canadian Navy for 28 years as a stoker, sailing on HMCS Assinboine, Margaree, Athabaskan, Fraser, Nipigon, Gatineau, and Terra Nova, all on the East Coast, and teaching at the Canadian Forces Naval Operations School.  JC went on many NATO Missions in the North Atlantic and missions to the Mediterranean and Africa.  Retiring in 1995, Jim returned home to Ontario where he studied small engine mechanics at Georgian College, and spent his very active retirement years in Haliburton, Barrie, Timmins, and St. Thomas.  Jim was a member of the Royal Canadian Legion Branch #129, Haliburton. Jim will be missed by all who knew him.  He is survived by his wife Corey (nee Beaton); his children Valerie Pringle (Will Garrett) and Jeff (Rhonda) Pringle, and their mother, Vicki (Backman) and grandchildren Kelsie and Gavin of Halifax, Nova Scotia; his sister Roberta (Ted) Cullin of Consecon, Ontario; his brother Gary (Jean) Pringle of Haliburton, Ontario; nieces Rose, Tina, Tabitha, Sabrina and nephew James. Predeceased by his parents Merle and Rosa (Pasquino) Pringle.  Cremation has taken place.  A memorial service and burial at sea will be held at a later date.

Arrangements entrusted to the Shawn Jackson Funeral Home 31 Elgin Street, St. Thomas (519-631-0570).  Personal condolences to the family can be made at

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