URQUHART, James Donald Alistair “Don” (1924-2012)

Passed away peacefully at Chelsey Park, London on Friday, August 3 , 2012, Don Urquhart in his 89th year. Don is survived by his loving wife and best friend of over 67 years, Helen. He will be dearly missed by his children Jim (Diane) of Daytona Beach, Florida, Judianne (Brian) Worts Uxbridge, Ontario, Donna (Jim) Hawley of London. Loving grandfather of Scott (Stephanie), Jennifer (Stephen), David (Heather), Tara (Josh), Matthew (Martha) and Kristin (Dwight). He was great-grandpa Don to  Andrew, Mackenzie, Erin, Liam and Darius. Also survived by his sister Judy Finlay (London). Predeceased by his sister Doreen O’grady. Don started his career in the confectionary wholesale business with his father. In 1959 he moved to London and joined O Pee Chee, later becoming their Vice President, stating “he was the best bubble gum salesman in Canada”. Don served in the RCAF during World War II. He was a member of Oakridge Presbyterian Church. Before his illness Don loved to travel with his wife. He was an avid golfer and member of the Highland Country Club for nearly 50 years. Friends will be received by the family on Wednesday, August 8, 2012 from 11 am until 1 pm at the A. Millard George Funeral Home, 60 Ridout Street South, London, where the funeral service will be conducted in the chapel at 1:00 pm. Interment in Woodland Cemetery, London. In lieu of flowers donations to the Charity of Your Choice would be greatly appreciated. Special thanks goes to the 4th floor nursing staff at Chelsey Park for the wonderful care they gave to Don. Online condolences, memories and photographs shared at www.amgfh.com

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