Peacefully at his home surrounded by the love of his family, on Friday afternoon, May 11th, 2012. James Bruce McCleave, of R.R. #3, Holland Centre, at the age of 83 years. Dearly loved husband of Ruth McCleave (nee Peardon) for 65 years. Loving father of Jim (Barb) McCleave, of Chatsworth, Wayne (Jill) McCleave, of Brampton and Chad (Stephanie) McCleave, of Aurora. Proud grandfather of Paul, Keri-Ann (Todd), Nathan, Jenna, Drake, Alec, Kira (Ed), Adam (Melissa) and great-grandfather of Joshua, Ty, Keeton, Ethan, Griffin and Jacob. Dear brother of Velma Devitt, of Barrie, Allan (Shannon) McCleave, of Caledon, Lynda (Jens) Jencen, of P.E.I. and brother-in-law of Helen McCleave, of B.C. Predeceased by his parents, James & Ruth McCleave; his brother, Don McCleave; his brother-in-law, Tom Devitt.
A Memorial Service for Bruce McCleave was held in the Chapel of the BRIAN E. WOOD FUNERAL HOME, 250 – 14th Street West, Owen Sound, Ontario N4K – 3X8 (519-376-7492) on Monday, May 14th, 2012 at 3:00 p.m. Visitation one hour prior to service. Interment in Brampton Cemetery. If so desired, the family would appreciate donations to the Owen Sound Animal Shelter, the Owen Sound Regional Hospital Foundation or the War Amps as your expression of sympathy. Messages of condolence may be sent to the family on-line at www.woodfuneralhome.ca