Obituary – Jim Needham


Jim Needham of Ripley passed away at Trillium Court in Kincardine on Friday, Dec. 2, 2022 at age 91.
Beloved husband of 60 years to Dorothy Needham (née Howe).
He was born in Kincardine on July 9, 1931 to the late Janet and Stewart Needham.
Greatly missed by his son Larry (Nancy) Needham of St. Thomas, daughter Janice Needham of Ripley and by five grandchildren: David and Eric Needham and Serena, Cole and Cam Lamont.
Also survived by sisters-in-law Marguerite Hemstock, Mary (Bill) Armbrust and Louise Howe.
Predeceased by his sister Joyce Farrell.
A public celebration of Jim’s life will be held at the Ripley Community Centre at 2 p.m. on Saturday, Dec. 17, 2022 with visitation for one hour prior.
A private family graveside service and burial in Ripley Cemetery will take place in the spring. Donations to Ripley Minor Hockey, Bruce County 4-H or to a charity of your own choice would be greatly appreciated as expressions of sympathy.
Condolences can be made online at
Arrangements entrusted to the MacKenzie & McCreath Funeral Home in Ripley.

Obituary – Jim Needham was last modified: December 5th, 2022 by Dianna Martell

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  1. So sorry for your loss. We are thinking of you and your family. I always found Jim to be interested in what everyone was up to. He will be missed.
    our condolences
    Rick and Brenda and family

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