August 31, 1925 – December 2, 2017

James, Bruce Thompson – Peacefully at St. Joseph’s Health Centre, Guelph, on Saturday, December 2, 2017, in his 93rd year. Beloved husband of the late Jessie (2009), and loving father to: Ken (Lois), Murray (Pat), Don (Patricia) “Trish” all of Rockton and Lynn (Cathy) of Langley, B.C. Bruce will be sadly missed by his 9 grandchildren, 18 great grandchildren, his brother Neale (Ruth), sister Marilyn Stubbs (John), and his sisters-in-law Ella Sager (Ernie) and Norma Smith. Predeceased by his brothers Harold and Ronald, his sister Ina Morton, brother-in-law Alan and sister-in-law Vi. Bruce was a lifetime member of the Rockton Agricultural Society and an active member of Rockton United Church. Friends will be received by the family on Sunday, January 7, 2018 at the ROCKTON FAIRGROUNDS , 812 Old Hwy # 8, Rockton from 1 p.m. – 4 p.m. A Celebration of Life Service will be held at 2 p.m. Cremation has taken place. Donations to the Parkinson Society would be appreciated.

6 Messages to James, Bruce Thompson

  • Kathy Bastin

    Uncle Bruce was a kind, generous and fun loving Uncle. I’ll always remember many good times shared especially in his back yard pool. He impressed his great nieces with the size of the whirlpool he could make for us! And, I’ll never forget looking out the window at our home in Carp to see Uncle Bruce and Uncle Jessie getting out of their van. They’d been to Bala to get cranberries and thought they’d pop by for a visit on their way home to Rockton! I was blessed to grow up on the Ainslie Road surrounded by gnerations of loving family. I’ll miss you Uncle Bruce. Love Casper

  • Christie C

    I would like to express my deepest sympathy to family and friends. May all your good memories far exceed your sadness during this difficult time. (Isaiah 25:8)

  • Janice Walker

    My heartfelt condolences to the family, wishing you peace and many memories to forever hold in your hearts.
    Earl and Janice Walker (Hanes)

  • Grace and Gerry Pullin

    Bruce will be missed. He exemplified the many qualities of a perfect role model. Qualities that have been passed on to the next generations.
    Our condolences to the entire James family.

  • Roy and Janet Lyons

    Our condolences to family.
    Roy & Janet Lyons

  • Krista Gunby

    Grampa, I have so many ‘special’ memories of growing up with you and Grama. You were such an amazing support for me. Our children have so many memories of spending time with you as well. We are certainly going to miss you….but you are in a better place now. It was truly an honor and an incredible journey snuggling into you and you holding tightly onto my hand as you crossed through to the next life…It’s something I’ll never forget. God Bless you Grampa. Give Grama and my father-in-law Ken a hug and kiss for me…I miss you all…Love, Krista xoxoxo.

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