John Goudy of Meaford, formerly of Kincardine, passed away on Tuesday, November 7, 2023 in his 103rd year.
Born in St. Vincent Township, now the Meaford Military Base, on April 14, 1921, John was a son of the late Arthur and Olive (nee Thistle) Goudy.
John is remembered as the beloved husband of late Eleanor (nee Dunnill) and dad to Leonard & Mary Goudy, Elaine & Dave Young, Rosemary & Frank Gowman, Bryan & Candace Goudy, Dennis Goudy & Dorothy Bauman, Vern & Catherine Goudy, and Connie & Jim Fisher. Grandpa will be missed by his 15 grandchildren and many, many great-grandchildren.
He will be remembered fondly by his brother Alex and his wife Lorene Goudy of Meaford. John was predeceased by his brothers George, Walter (late Isabel), and sisters Myrtle (late Arthur) Smith, and Margaret (late Keith) Nicholson.He will be fondly remembered by many nieces, nephews and their families.
John farmed in St. Vincent Township until the Military took over, he then proceeded to work as a police officer in Fergus, Mount Forest and Elmira. Following Johns career as a police officer, he then worked as a driving instructor at the Elmira High School, and finished his working career at a textile plant.
Family will receive friends at the Ferguson Funeral Home, 48 Boucher St. E., Meaford on Sunday, November 12, 2023 from 1 until 3 p.m.
Funeral services, officiated by Jim Neale, will be conducted at the First Baptist Church, Trowbridge St. W., Meaford on Monday, November 13, 2023 at 11 a.m. with a service of committal and interment to follow at Lakeview Cemetery.
As your expression of sympathy, donations to the Meaford Hospital Foundation would be appreciated and may be made through the Ferguson Funeral Home, 48 Boucher St. E., Meaford, ON N4L 1B9 to whom arrangements have been entrusted. www.fergusonfuneralhomes.ca
Visitation at Ferguson Funeral Home in Meaford from 1 until 3 p.m.
Monday, November 13, 2023 11:00 AM
Funeral Service at the First Baptist Church in Meaford, ON
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