James K. McWilliam
REXTON – James K. McWilliam, 95, of Rexton, passed away peacefully at the Stella Maris de Kent Hospital, Ste. Anne de Kent, on February 19th, 2016. Born in Fords Mills, he was the son of the late Frederick and Jenny (Cail) McWilliam. Jim was a business owner, a flight engineer with the Royal Canadian Air Force, a member of St. Andrews Masonic Lodge #16 as well as a charter member of Rexton Lions Club. Jim was an avid sports fan, always faithful to his Montreal Canadiens.
Jim will be sadly missed by his loving wife, Myrtle (nee Little); his three sons, Donald James (Margaret) of Upper Rexton, Kenneth Frederick (Barbara) and John Albert (Karen) both of Riverview; his six grandchildren and 10 great grandchildren; his sister, Edna Douglas (late John) of New Glasgow, NS; his brother Thomas Frederick (late Freda) of Fords Mills; as well as by several nieces and nephews.
Besides his parents, Jim is predeceased by two brothers, Arnold Douglas and Ronald Franklin.
Visitation for Jim will be held at Thompson’s Funeral Home, Richibucto, on Tuesday from 2-4 and 7-9pm. A memorial service will be held Wednesday, February 24th, 2016 at 2:00pm at St. Andrew’s United Church, Rexton, with Rev. Brian Curtis officiating. Donations to St. Andrew’s United Church, Rexton, would be appreciated by the family. Arrangements in care of Thompson’s Funeral Home, Richibucto (523-4252).