Peacefully surrounded by the love of his family, at the Grey Bruce Health Services in Owen Sound, on Monday afternoon, May 29th, 2017.James Crichton Kell, of Owen Sound, at the age of 96 years. Dearly loved husband of Velma Kell (nee Nickoloff) and the late Cyntha Kell (nee Lougheed). Loving father of Faith Bartley, of Newmarket, Ruth Campbell (Don Graham), of Meaford, Grace Williams (James), of Chesley, David Kell (Susan), of Flesherton, Marlene Mahoney (Paul), of Guelph and stepfather of Leona Knott, of Clarksburg, Leah Beedie, of Carlisle, Athena McQuay, Pamela Palamar (Don) and Tannis Gould Hawke, all of Edmonton. Proud grandfather of many grandchildren, great-grandchildren and great-great-grandchildren. Dear brother of Willie Kell (Tess), of Kincardine, Elizabeth Gaine (Jim), of Oshawa and Mary Belle Willfang, of Kitchener. Predeceased by his parents, Arnold and Florence Kell; his siblings, Gwen Perkin, Florence Finnett (George), Birdell Grieder (James) and Arnold Kell (Irene); his step-daughter, Lorena McIntyre; his son-in-law, Bill Knott.
Friends may call at the BRIAN E. WOOD FUNERAL HOME, 250 – 14th Street West, Owen Sound, Ontario N4K 3X8 (519-376-7492) on Thursday from 2:00 - 4:00 and 7:00 - 9:00 p.m. A Funeral Service for Jim Kell will be held in the Funeral Home Chapel on Friday, June 2nd, 2017 at 11:00 a.m. with Pastor David Oppertshauser officiating. Interment in Greenwood Cemetery. If so desired, the family would appreciate donations to PAOC Missions Department or the Owen Sound Regional Hospital Foundation as an expression of sympathy. Messages of condolence may be sent to the family on-line at www.woodfuneralhome.ca