Jim Still

Died: Wed., Aug. 30, 2017


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Robert James Still  
"Jim"
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With his family at his side, at Manitoulin Health Centre on Wednesday, August 30th, 2017 at the age of 85.

Born to Mary & Lisle Still on July 7, 1932 in Mimico, Ontario.
Married Stella May Moore in 1954 (predeceased in 1991)
having four children; Paula (Donald), Dawn (Donald), Jamie (Connie), Kim,
Became a proud grandfather to Tavia (Marek), Trevin, Courtney (Scott), Jesse (Tanner), Ali (Colin), Zac (Karras), Davin (Aamanda), Ty (Courtney)
and great grandfather to Caelan, Brynn, Cole, Hayden,  Caden,  Chase, Quinn and Theo.
Jim and Florence "Ellen" Cooper formed a loving relationship that lasted until his passing.
He became a loving step father to
Steve (Virgie), Susan (Colin), Tom (Robin), Gary (Shelley), Joe (Kim), Ron (Tracy) and grandfather to their children.
He will be greatly missed by his siblings;
Shirley Guinn (Clark predeceased),
Joan Burnett (predeceased),
Rick Still (Mildred),
Brian Still (Winnie) (both predeceased),
Ross Still,
and Marilyn Holmes.
Jim played on the Pittsburgh Pirates Farm Team having the highest batting average until he threw out his arm.  
He lied about his age at 17 to join the army.  He was a Golden Boy Paratrooper in the Korean War and performed night time reconnaissance missions in Korea and Japan.  He was a Golden Glove Boxer during the war, this is were he was  renamed "Gentleman Jim".  When he came home from the war he made a pact with himself to never harm another person.  When he started working with the ambulance it wasn't a job, it was a calling.
With a good heart and helping hand he was there for family, friends and neighbours.

Services at Island Funeral Home
on Friday September 8, 2017
Visitation starting at 11am with
Memorial Service at 2pm  
Donations to Cenotaph Fund or MHC Aux.
would be greatly appreciated.
Island Funeral Home can only accept cheques for all charitable donations.

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Lorna, Jenny and Lauren (the Dennis Girls)
   Posted Sat September 02, 2017
Dearest Paula - death of a loved one is so difficult, and under these circumstances, even more so. Our deepest sympathies are sent to you and your whole family at such a sad time. You are a strong woman, from a strong family and you all will get through this by sharing the love and comfort instilled in you by such a loving man - your father. God bless you all. Much love from Terri's sisters - Jennifer, Lorna and Lauren.

Cathy
   Posted Mon September 04, 2017
Paula, it does not matter how many years have gone by. Your dad was my second dad, and I am so saddened at his passing. Heaven has two wonderful men who will always remain a huge part of our lives. They never truly leave us. Love to everyone from Gord, Cathy, Caitlyn and Douglas.

Dean & Kathy Campbell
   Posted Mon September 04, 2017
Jamie & Family:
Both Kathy & myself were deeply sadden & shocked to learn of your fathers untimely death.
As you know I worked with Jim at the LC hospital many moons ago. I remember that he always had a smile on his face and was always kind & gentle with the patients. He treated me well and mentored me along the way which I most certainly appreciated!
Please pass on my sincere condolences to all of your family.
Hopefully we can talk soon.
Sincerely, Dean

Don and Gert Cooper
   Posted Tue September 05, 2017
To Ellen and all the Still Family,

We wish to extend our sympathy to you in Jim's death.

It was indeed tragic . may God grant you peace and comfort !

Elaine Moore
   Posted Wed September 06, 2017
Paula, Dawn, Jamie, Kim, all the grandchildren, Ellen, we are so so sorry for all the grief you are going through. I really enjoyed working with Jim at the hospital, he was one of a kind, a great guy. Lots of fun. He will be missed by the so many people he came in touch with during his lifetime.

Rendell and Linda McDonald
   Posted Wed September 06, 2017
To Ellen, Paula, Dawn, Kim, Jamie and families:
Our deepest sympathy on Jim's passing. Our thoughts and prayers are with all of you during this very difficult time.

Maria and Roger Rousselle
   Posted Wed September 06, 2017
To Ellen and all of the Still family
We were deeply saddened by Jim's passing. He was a kind and gentle person. Our heart-felt thoughts and prayers go out to all at this extremely difficult time. Rest in peace Jim knowing that you were well thought of and loved.

Rosemarie Sim Matthews
   Posted Thu September 07, 2017
To the Still family and the Cooper family.

So sorry to learn of Jim`s untimely passing.
May loving memories give you comfort and peace.

Those we love never leave us they walk beside us
every day. Rosemarie Sim Matthews

Jennifer Calvelli (Heise)
   Posted Thu September 07, 2017
I am at a loss for words during this sorrowful time. Please know that I am thinking of you and praying for peace and comfort. Someone as special as Uncle Jim will never be forgotten. He will remain in our hearts forever.

Jane and Manfred Ritzheim
   Posted Thu September 07, 2017
We extend our deepest sympathy to Ellen, Jim's children and family. We remember Jim as a gentle, kind, caring soul. Manfred especially remembers all the many lives he touched and helped as a paramedic. Take comfort knowing he will always be remembered.5

Grenville Green
   Posted Fri September 08, 2017
Today, God has taken home another angel. Loved by so many for who he was, a kind and gentle man with kindness in his soul for all.
Rest in peace my friend.

Roy and Monique Lumley
   Posted Fri September 08, 2017
Our condolences to all family members and Ellen also. The years I worked for and with Jim on the ambulance were the best years of my life and in all those years I never heard him say anything about anyone unless it was a good comment. Jim was the best and is sadly missed.

Molly and Rodger Heise
   Posted Fri September 08, 2017
Our deepest sympathy goes out to Paula, Dawn,Jamie,Kim ,Ellen and the whole family . Love u all ,Molly and Rodger.

Nancy Brown
   Posted Wed September 13, 2017
My deepest sympathy to the family and Ellen. Another great man has left us. Jim always had a smile and took the time with his patients when working on the ambulance. He will be missed greatly. Cherish all the memories.

Daniel Kuchta
   Posted Wed September 13, 2017
Our love and prayers are sent to Jim's family and Ellen. I personally will miss Jim and the goodness he showed all of us through his life. He was a friend, an inspiration, and a great boss.

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