Suddenly, after a short illness, at Woodstock General Hospital, on Monday, April 12, 2010 formerly of Ilderton, in his 67th year. Beloved friend of Carolyn Fallowfield for the past 18 years. Father of Colleen and Mike Bycraft and Patrick and Karrie Kennedy. Fondly remembered by Carolyn’s children Helen and Stephen Maginnis, Suzie and Stephen Shaw, David and Kelly Fallowfield, and Jamie Dixon as well as her 8 grandchildren and 1 great grandchild. Dear brother and brother-in-law of Gwen and Arnold Holmes of Orangeville, George and Joan Kennedy of Ilderton, Mary Kennedy and Judy Nixon both of London, Pat and John Harlton and Lynda and Jim Hodgins all of Granton and Ruth and Gord Weaver of Dorchester; and Carolyn’s siblings Myrtle and Wayne Tod, Kathie and Stan March and Jane and Bill Tod. Also remembered by Carolyn’s mother Ivy Phelps. Survived by several nieces and nephews and their families. Predeceased by his parents J.B. and Irma Kennedy, a brother Donald and his niece Catherine. Jim was a sheep and cash crop farmer in the Ilderton area, then an apartment superintendant in Woodstock. He also was a competitive slow pitch player in both Ilderton and Woodstock.
Friends may call at the Haskett Funeral Home, 223 Main Street, Lucan on Thursday 2-4 and 7-9 PM. The funeral service will be held at Bethel Presbyterian Chuch, Richmond St. (Hwy #4) at Ilderton Rd., on Friday, April 16th at 11AM with Rev. Doug Miles officiating. Interment Medway Cemetery.
Donations to Bethel Presbyterian Church or a charity of your choice would be appreciated by the family.James William Kennedy