Charles Mervin Thomson – known to everyone as Merv – passed away at South Bruce Grey Health Centre, Walkerton, on Wednesday, June 26, 2019, in his 90th year.
Predeceased by Eleada (Britton), his dear wife of 58 years. Beloved father of Tamra (Linda L’Heureux) of Ottawa, Wayne (Michelle Culver) of Chesley, and Kerri (Eric McPherson) of Hamilton. Treasured grandfather of Jesse Thomson and Sebastian McPherson. Remembered fondly by siblings Donald Thomson, Joyce Diamond and Carol Graham, family members and his many friends in the Acton, Chesley and Tara areas. Predeceased by his parents Charles and Lillian (Merritt) Thomson and siblings Roy Thomson, Douglas Thomson and Barbara Wilson.
Visitation will be held at Rhody Family Funeral Home, Chesley on Monday from 7 – 9 p.m., then to MacKinnon Family Funeral Home, Acton for visitation on Tuesday from 7 – 9 p.m. A funeral service celebrating Mervin’s life will be held at Ebenezer United Church, 12274 Guelph Line, R.R. #1 Campbellville on Wednesday, July 3, 2019 at 1 p.m. Interment in Ebenezer Cemetery.
Those wishing to make a donation as an expression of sympathy may consider the Heart and Stroke Foundation of Canada, Canadian Cancer Society, or Cornerstone Presbyterian Church, Tara.
Special thanks to the nursing staff at Chesley, Owen Sound, St Mary’s (Kitchener) and Walkerton hospitals for their kind care.