Passed away peacefully on Friday, October 6, 2017 at Royal Victoria Regional Health Centre in Barrie at the age of 74. Beloved husband of Mary Smith (nee Rodger). Loving father of Jennifer Smith and Jaclyn Smith (Blair Renaud). Cherished grandfather of Aaron Green and Quinn Renaud. A special thank you to Marcie Dunn whose care and compassion she provided to James during his illness will be always remembered.
In keeping with James’s wishes, cremation has taken place. A celebration of life will be held on Saturday, October 14, 2017 at Liberty North, 100 Caplan Avenue, Barrie from 2-5 p.m. Speeches will begin at 3 p.m. As an expression of sympathy memorial donations can be made to The Leukemia and Lymphoma Society of Canada, www.llscanada.org Messages of condolence can be left at www.peacefultransition.ca