In poor health for some time, Charles Edgar Southward, a life-long resident of this area, passed away at the West Lincoln Memorial Hospital on Wednesday, April 13.
Deceased was a resident of Grimsby Beach, and was a carpenter by trade, and practiced this occupation in this area where he was born.
He is survived by his wife, Mary Ann Southward, a son, Willis, Toronto; a daughter, Mrs. Frank Bucholtz, Sudbury. Also surviving is a brother, William, Beamsville, and a sister, Mrs. Herbert Beamer, Grassies.
Funeral services were conducted from the Stonehouse Funeral Home on Saturday, April 16, Rev. E.A.Brooks of St. Andrew's Anglican Church officiating at the Home and at the graveside in Queen's Lawn Cemetery.
Casket bearers were Messrs. Earl Southward, Gerald Secord, James and Aubrey Beamer, Glenn Erb and Lyman Joslin.