Harris-John David of Caressant Care Home, St. Thomas, passed away peacefully, on Wednesday, November 4th, 2015, at the St. Thomas-Elgin General Hospital, in his 87th year. Beloved husband of the late Wanda (Bonnie) Irene (Paul) Harris and dearly loved father of Trudy Lynn Schwindt (Ronald) of St. Thomas and Ann Marie Gray (Greg) of Waterloo. Cherished grandfather of Richard Schwindt (Victoria) of Woodstock, Tammy Johnson (Schwindt) (Terry) of St. Thomas, Sherry Gray and Jared Gray, both of Waterloo. Dear great grandfather of Alexandra Bower (Cam Bernier) and Madison Bower of Waterloo, Tyeler and Derek Johnston of St. Thomas and Emerson and great, great grandfather of Beau Bernier. John was born in St. Thomas on March 23rd, 1929, the son of the late Mr. and Mrs. Richard Harris. He worked for the New York Central, Penn Central and Conrail Railways and the Canadian National Railway.
Resting at Williams Funeral Home, 45 Elgin St., St. Thomas where funeral service will be held Monday at 1:00 p.m. Interment to follow in Elmdale Cemetery. Visitation Sunday from 1-4 p.m. Remembrances may be made to the Canadian Cancer Society.