Obituary of Lloyd Carmichael
Peacefully surrounded by the love of his family, at the Grey Bruce Health Services in Owen Sound, on Monday evening, January 27th, 2020. Lloyd Watson Carmichael, of Owen Sound, at the age of 89 years. Dearly loved husband and best friend of Ruth Carmichael (nee King) for 68 years. Loving father of Ellen Cavill (Jack), of Chesley, Elaine Newton (Robert), of London and Ray Carmichael (Angela), of Kitchener. Proud grandfather of Perry (Heather), Shelley (Dan), Rob (Erin), Danielle, Matt (Steph) and great-grandfather of Alex, Ashleigh, Quinn, Logan, Noah and Ellie. Dear brother of Ivan Carmichael (Ada), of Chatsworth, Elizabeth Weaver, of Port Hope, Gwen Barry (Earl), of Chatsworth and brother-in-law of Jean Tolton, of Owen Sound. Lloyd will be sadly missed by his many nieces and nephews. Predeceased by his parents, Henry and Elizabeth Carmichael; his sister, Lorraine Farrell (Richard); his brother-in-law, Charles Weaver; his parents-in-law, George and Harriet King; his in-laws, Margaret Tolton (Wesley), Ken King (Ruth) and Lois Fiegehen (Art).
Lloyd worked as a beef and dairy farmer for many years near Bognor, ON. He enjoyed volunteering such as the Bognor Hall Board, Owen Sound Regional Hospital, Northern Lights, Silver C’s, Meals on Wheels, and Community Care Access. Ruth and Lloyd enjoyed dancing, euchre parties, traveling, and spending time with family and friends. He will be sadly missed.
Friends may call at the BRIAN E. WOOD FUNERAL HOME, 250 – 14th Street West, Owen Sound, Ontario N4K 3X8 (519-376-7492) on Sunday from 2:00 - 4:00 and 7:00 - 9:00 p.m. A Funeral Service for Lloyd Carmichael will be held in the Funeral Home Chapel on Monday, February 3rd, 2020 at 11:00 a.m. with Rev. Roy Nicol-Macdonald officiating. Interment in Greenwood Cemetery. If so desired, the family would appreciate donations to the Owen Sound Regional Hospital Foundation or the Georgian Shores United Church as an expression of sympathy. Messages of condolence may be sent to the family on-line at www.woodfuneralhome.ca