Wray Fisher, 51, prominent in Grimsby sport circles most of his life, was found dead late Thursday afternoon at the rear of his home on Main Street West.
The coroner, Dr. A.F. McIntyre, after conferring with Crown Attorney E.H. Lancaster, said there would be no inquest.
A son of Mr. and Mrs. Amos Fisher, he was born in Grimsby on August 7, 1899, and had lived here all his life.
He was goaltender for the Jordan OHA team that went into the semi-finals in 1927-28 against New Hamburg and into the finals in 1928-29 against London Battery. He was also a softball and baseball player and umpire.
Surviving, besides his wife, the former Maud Hildreth, are 5 sons, Donald, Gerald, Robert, Raymond and Jack; and a daughter, Kathryn, all at home; also 3 brothers, Norman, of Regina, Saskatchewan; Wilmer, Oshawa, and Wallace, of Stratford.
Funeral services were held from the Stonehouse Funeral Home on Saturday afternoon with interment in Queen's Lawn Cemetery.