~1938 – 2018 ~ Passed away on Monday, October 22, 2018 after a brief illness at the Sault Area Hospital. Beloved husband of Barbara (nee Hunter) for 57 years. Loving father of Stephen Bruce (Michele) and Susan Jane Hollingsworth (Dan), Papa Jay of Krystyn Peterson (Mike), Sarah Jane and Graeme Daniel Hollingsworth, Christine and Courtney Gordon. Great Papa of Kaydance, Aydrielle, Dallas and Treasure. Son of the late Norma and the late Duncan McPhail. Son-in-law of the late Wilda and the late Bruce Hunter. Dearest brother-in-law of Patti and Dave McArthur and Penny Hunter. Uncle of Erin and Gennaro Ferlaino and Lisa & Dave Hough. Great uncle of Lauren, Michael, Ross and Meagan. Dear friend and cousin of Frank Parker (Althea).
J.D. was a long time fan and season ticket holder of the Soo Greyhound Hockey Team. Friends are invited to join the family at Arthur Funeral Home – Barton & Kiteley Chapel (492 Wellington St. E. – 705-759-2522) on Friday, October 26, 2018 from 6 pm – 9 pm.
Funeral service from the chapel on Saturday, October 27, 2018 at 10 am. Rev. John Wilson officiating. Interment at Greenwood Cemetery. Memorial donations to SAH Foundation or the Sault Ste. Marie Shrine Club would be greatly appreciated. Expressions of sympathy may be offered www.arthurfuneralhome.com