Stafford- George Wesley “Wes”

Stafford- George Wesley “Wes” of Shedden passed away on Sunday, March 8, 2015 at the St. Thomas-Elgin General Hospital in his 77th year. Dearly loved husband of Sharon (Jacques) (Norgaard) Stafford and the late Mary (Nichols) Stafford. Proud father of Wes Jr. Stafford and Paul Stafford, both of St. Thomas and Kelly (Ramiro) Ruiz of London and Gregory Norgaard of Vancouver. Dear grandfather of Scott, Derek, Brady, Cassie, Elizabeth and Frances. Dear brother of Anne (Wayne) McPhail of Iona and Joyce (Wayne) Richards of Vancouver. He was predeceased by his brothers Ross, Murray, Lorne and Bruce. Wes was born August 2, 1938 in Shedden, the son of the late Morley and Florabel (Ross) Stafford. He was a retired fuel distributor- truck driver. He was an avid sports fan, having played himself in younger years and he enjoyed watching his boys play and now his grandchildren. He was an enthusiastic spectator either at the ball diamond or at the arena. His sense of humour, his smile and his comic demeanor will be missed by all. He enjoyed country music and playing his guitar with friends.

Resting at Williams Funeral Home, 45 Elgin St., St. Thomas where funeral service will be held Thursday at 11:00 a.m. Spring Interment Shedden Cemetery. Visitation at the funeral home on Wednesday from 2-4 & 7-9 p.m. Donations to the Heart and Stroke Foundation or the Cancer Society.

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  1. Sandy Kellestine

    So sorry to hear of Wes’ passing-I grew up in Shedden (Sandra Kilmer) and we knew the Stafford family from childhood-I remember Wes playing at some dances at the IOOF hall in Shedden when I was a teenager.We shared the same love of country music—

  2. My thoughts and prayers are with his family and friends at this very sad time. May you find comfort and strength in the upcoming days and know you are loved and supported.

  3. He will be missed by all .The town of Shedden was more interesting place with Wes in it.