Dearly loved husband and best friend for 71 years of Dorothy Theobald (née Wade). Loving father of Debra Anckaert (Chris) of Dorchester, Wade Theobald (Michele) of Owen Sound, and Susan Theobald (Maury Mockler) of London. Proud grandfather of Jennifer (Adam), Sandra (Ryan), Kimberly (Krystian), Patrick (Tahlia), Natasha (Spencer), Peter (Katherine), Kaitlin (Drew) and Emilie (Pat) and great-grandfather of Keely, Colin, Victoria, Emma, Norah, Atticus, Lakelyn, Logan, Oakleigh and Theodore. Dear brother-in-law of Freda Wade of Southampton, Doris Kazarian of Owen Sound and Frances McRae of Port Elgin. Predeceased by his parents, H.Elmir and Annie Theobald, and Sister Madalene Markle (nee Theobald).
Jim was born and raised in Owen Sound and worked all his life there in Banking and the Auto Supply Business. In retirement, Jim enjoyed golfing, fixing clocks , playing cards, crokinole, horseshoes and was an avid chess player. He treasured gatherings with family and friends and loved to spend time with grandchildren during Holiday celebrations. Family and friends celebrate his long life and treasure his sense of humour and many wonderful memories.
Arrangements entrusted to Forest City Cremation Services in London and a Private Family Memorial will be held at a later date.
In lieu of flowers, memorial donations to the Heart and Stroke Foundation or the London Health Sciences Foundation.
Messages and condolences may be left at www.forestcitycremation.com. Please visit Jim's obituary notice on Facebook.