Obituary of James Ernest WOODS

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Woods, James Ernest

November 20, 1935 - April 13, 2023


Jim passed away peacefully at Headwaters Health Care Centre after a courageous battle with cancer.


Predeceased by his wife Barbara Woods (2007), parents Ernest (1978) and Gladys Woods (2002) and sister Sheila (1979)


He leaves behind his daughter Wendy (Bill) Lackey, Jamie, Randy (Silvia), David (Carol-2022), Dean (Heidi), Dale (Joanne-2022), His grandchildren, Lisa, Nicole, Michelle (Mark), Rosemary (Gill), Crystal (Paul), Dan (Chantalle), Allison, Darren (Victoria), Justin and Rebecca. Jim also had 11 great grandchildren.


Jim was a retired helicopter pilot. He flew in the Toronto Airshow where he demonstrated the first helicopter water bomber used in fighting forest fires. He flew for the O.P.P., Ministry of Natural Resources, Air Ambulance and Ontario Hydro. He also flew former Premier Bill Davis to various events.


Jim grew up on a farm and had a great love of animals. He loved golf. Jim and Barb made many trips to Texas in the winter to play golf.


Grave site burial planned for later in the spring.


Online condolences may be made at www.imfunerals.com


In Memoriam Funeral Services Inc. has been given the honour to serve the Woods Family.

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