Passed away peacefully at his home in Brockville, on November 12, 2019.
Loving Husband to Mary Beckstead (nee Lippert). Sadly missed by his children Marli Spicer (Ken), and Craig Robinson (Jennifer). Proud Grandpa to Mitchell Spicer (Riley), Brittany Savage (Brandon), and Jonah Robinson. Dear to his step-sisters Muriel Dillabough & Pat Smith, niece Wendi MacPherson (Brent), and nephew Sam Beckstead (Joanne).
John was predeceased by his parents Roy Beckstead & Margaret "Peg" Jones, brothers Donald Beckstead, and William Jones, and step-father Melville Jones.
The family will receive all who loved John at the Good Shepherd Lutheran Church, 374 Stewart Blvd in Brockville, on Tuesday, November 19th from 11:00 AM to 12:30, immediately followed by a service and reception in the church fellowship area. A private family interment will be held at a later date.
In lieu of flowers, donations to Salvation Army https://www.canadahelps.org/en/charities/the-salvation-army-brockville-community-church/#donate-now-pane or Ontario Federation of Naturalists https://ontarionature.org/give will be greatly appreciated.
A very special "Thanks" to Dr. Thomas & the Palliative Care team, CPHC, Nurse Practitioner Kaeleigh McKeen & the Bayshore nursing staff.