Reid-Jack Leroy of St. Thomas, passed away peacefully, on Wednesday, May 28th, 2014, at the St. Thomas-Elgin General Hospital, in his 79th year. Dearly loved husband of over 60 years to Evelyn (Thomsen) Reid. Loved father of David John and his wife Karen Reid of St. Thomas and Kevin Andrew and his wife Karen Reid of Thamesford. Much loved grandfather of Candice McDowell (Cory), Samantha Woodman (Adam)  and Natasha Reid and great grandfather of Cassia McDowell, Nathan, Brooke and Emily Woodman. Jack was born in St. Thomas on August 15, 1935, the son of the late John S. and Violet (Harris) Reid. He owned and operated Reid’s Paint and Wallpaper Store. Jack was a long time member of the Salvation Army. He was a Mason and Shriner and a former Past President of the St. Thomas Kiwanis Club.

A Public Memorial service to celebrate Jack’s life will be held at the Salvation Army Citadel, Elm St., St. Thomas on Monday, June 2nd at 1:00 p.m.  Cremation has taken place. Remembrances may be made to the Salvation Army. Williams Funeral Home, 45 Elgin St., St. Thomas in charge of arrangements. Condolences may be sent to

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