Jim Mitchell

1940 - 2013

Of  Wiarton, suddenly surrounded by his family at St. Mary's Hospital, Kitchener on Wednesday, September 25, 2013. Carl James "Jim" Mitchell at the age of 72 years. Loving husband and best friend to Val (nee Wright) for 52 years. Cherished father of Mary Ellen and her husband Don Keeling, of Chatsworth, and Jim and his wife Margaret Ann, of Sarnia.  Special grampy to Alicia and Natasha McMillan, grandpa to Michigan and Toria Mitchell, and step grandpa to Alex and Kinleigh Stewart. Brother of Peter and his wife Eileen, of Forest; and brother-in-law of Mary Juffs (partner Ray), of Burlington, and John Kendall (Aggie). Predeceased by his parents Carl and Ellen; brother David; and sisters Emma Jane Fleming and Nancy Ann Clow. Jim was a long-standing Lions Club member and heavily involved in his community, working tirelessly as a volunteer for countless organizations and associations. Jim's family invite you to gather with them at the Thomas C. Whitcroft Peninsula Chapel, 272 Berford St., Wiarton (519) 534-5341 on Monday, September 30, 2013 from 2-4 and 7-9 PM. A Celebration of Life service for Jim will be conducted from the Meeting Place, 575 Edward St., Wiarton on Tuesday afternoon at 1 o'clock, with visiting one hour prior to service. Cremation has taken place. Interment in Bayview Cemetery Wiarton.  A Lions Memorial Service will be held Monday evening at 6:30 pm at the Chapel.  In lieu of flowers, donations to the Lions Foundation of Canada Guide Dogs, Canadian Cancer Society, or the charity of your choice would be appreciated.  Condolences may be expressed online at www.whitcroftfuneralhome.com
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