Peacefully at Trillium Villa Nursing Home, Sarnia, GEORGE ROBERT ALEXANDER SHAND, formerly of Wallaceburg, passed away on Wednesday, October 29th, 2014 at the age of 86. Loving husband of the late Donna Shand (nee Beveridge). Beloved father of Grace Scott (the late Gary Watson), George (Ann) Shand, the late Marilyn Shand (Menno Harder), and Juli Shand (Brian Locking). Doting grandfather to Shannan (Katie) Scott, Lisa (Robbie) Rubin, Chris Shand, Kyle (Courtney) Shand, and Cameron Shand. Great grandfather to Alexandria, Bryson, and Drake. Survived by his sister Florence (Bill) Kenolty. Predeceased by his parents Violet and William Shand, his sisters, Violet MacDonald, Kathleen McIntyre, and Grace Shand, and brothers, Bill Shand, Leonard Shand, and Joe Shand. Over the years, George and Donna fostered many children within their home. George was a past exalted ruler of the Sarnia Elks, and had a keen interest in woodworking. Family and friends will be received on Monday, November 3rd, 2014 at NEEDHAM-JAY FUNERAL HOME, 4059 Petrolia Line, Petrolia, from 11:00 a.m. – 12:45 p.m. with the funeral service following the visitation starting at 1:00 p.m. Interment in Wyoming Cemetery. Memorial donations may be made by cheque to the Canadian Diabetes Association (www.diabetes.ca). Memories, pictures, and condolences may be shared online at www.needhamjay.com.