Norton – John Vandy of St. Thomas passed away peacefully on Sunday, September 25th, 2016, in his 76th year. Beloved husband and best friend of Hetty Findlay and dearly loved father of Debbie, Gina, Todd (Amy) and David Norton and step-father of Cliff Findlay. Cherished grandpa of Tanya, Michael, Kyle, Chantel, Cody, Coleton, Jim, Erica, Cameron, Hanna, Kaelen, Keltie, Taylor and Felicia and great-grandpa of Rosalia, Myla, Tyson and Noah. Dear brother of Ruth Vanstone (Bill) and Nancy Millman (Wayne). Lovingly remembered by several nieces, nephews, cousins and friends. John was born in Westminster (London) on March 20th, 1941, son of the late Arnie and Rosena (Vandy) Norton. He was a retired mechanic. John was an avid race car fan and driver. Funeral services will at Williams Funeral Home, 45 Elgin Street, St. Thomas on Thursday, September 29th, 2016 at 1:00pm. Visitation will be held at the funeral home from 11:00-1:00pm. Cremation to follow with private interment of ashes in Woodland Cemetery at a later date. In lieu flowers memorial donations may be made to V.O.N. of St. Thomas-Elgin or to the charity of one’s choice.