LEWIS, James Henry
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Its with great sorrow the family of James Henry Lewis of Waterloo announces his passing on Wednesday September 23, 2020.
Born October 9, 1939 to the late William Charles Lewis (2000) and his mother Mildred Katherine Baskette (1971). Predeceased by his loving wife the late Donna (Jackson) (2014). He is survived by his daughters Phyliss Humphrey and friend Gary Cole of Woodstock, Christine Pfaff of Sarnia, Katherine and her husband James Hoffman of Waterloo, and Darlene Lewis- Mabey and her partner Dean Mason of Stratford, and son Ernest Lewis of London. He is survived by his brother William Samuel Lewis, and his sister Ruthanne Lewis. Also survived by 16 grandchildren and many great grandchildren. James will be lovingly remembered by his lifelong family friends James Miller of Woodstock, and Angela Miller of London.
He was predeceased by his brother Joseph Samuel Luft.
James was a kind and loving father and spent the last years of his life in the comfort of his children. He was a farmer, machinist, jack of all trades, entrepreneur, and dreamer. He lived his life to the fullest travelled and camped for many years.
God has called him home to be greeted by those that left before him
A thank you to all those who helped him on to his next journey from Kitchener Waterloo and to the staff at Grand River Hospital in Kitchener for making dad as comfortable as possible.
Cremation has taken place. A private graveside service for Jim and Donna will be held at Oxford Memorial Park Cemetery, Woodstock (following the Province wide cemetery gathering limits of a maximum of 25 people) on Friday October 9, 2020 Fr. Gilbert Simard presider.
Funeral arrangements entrusted to the McBeath-Dynes Funeral Home 519-425-1600.
Personal condolences may be posted at www.mcbeathdynes.ca