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INNES, John A.
John Alexander Innes, 89, formerly of Tavistock, passed away peacefully with family by his side at Stratford General Hospital on Friday, July 3, 2020.
He was born in Stratford on April 12, 1931 a son of the late Russel and Jeannette (Roadhouse) Innes.
He had operated a dairy farm in Zorra Township until retiring and moving to Tavistock in 2009. He was a member of St. Andrew's United Church, Brooksdale.
John is survived by his wife, the former Vida Mae Herlick, whom he married at Tavistock on October 18, 1952; five children: Heather Goulding, James Innes, Marlene and husband Don Buck, Alexander "Sandy" Innes, David and wife Bonnie Innes, eight grandchildren: Lindsay Goulding, MacKenzie Innes, Russel Innes, Adam Buck, Joshua and wife Mary Ellen Buck, Michael and wife Jenn Crawford, Heather and husband Nigel Williamson, and John and wife Candice Crawford, eight great- grandchildren; his brother and sister-in-law, Allan and Carol Innes; his sisters and brothers-in-law Margaret and William McLeod, Joyce and Lyle Smith, and Mary McArthur; his sister-in-law Barbara and her husband Tom Classen.
He was predeceased by his sons-in-law, Wayne Goulding and Robert Dishaw; his daughter-in-law Martha Innes, his brother Andrew Innes and his brother-in-law Jim McArthur.
A private funeral service was held at North Embro Cemetery, Embro on Monday, July 6, 2020. The Rev. Douglas Peck officiated.
As expressions of sympathy, donations to Rotary Hospice Stratford Perth, or Stratford General Hospital Foundation would be appreciated and may be made through the Francis Funeral Home, Tavistock by calling 519-655-2431.
Personal condolences can be sent at www.francisfh.ca
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- 7 Jul 2020
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