SAYERS, Donald Merle (Joe Bird)


June 3, 1956 – June 14, 2019 – Passed away peacefully at home on Friday, June 14, 2019 surrounded by his family.

Loving husband of Kerry. Loving Dad to Sammi Jo (Ryan) and Jacob. Proud Papa to Amelia, Ryan Jacob and Jesse, Dad to Jenny Lynn. Eldest son of Donna (late Gordon). Brother to the late Jon (Lynn), Brenda (Darcey), Rosalee (T Bugs), Jim (Diane), Donna May (late Robert), Pam, Jenny (Mike), and Joe Tom (Carol). Brother-in-law to T Bugs (Rosalee), Brent (Tammie), Dana, Faye (Troy).

Loved by many nieces and nephews. Joe will be forever missed by his faithful furry chum OTIS.

Friends are invited to visit at the Arthur Funeral Home – Barton & Kiteley Chapel (492 Wellington St. E. 705-759-2522) on Wednesday June 19, 2019 from 9 am until time of funeral service at 11 am in the chapel. Rev. Lana Grawbarger officiating.

To honor Joe’s wishes he will be buried alongside his dad and uncles Leo and Eddie at the Batchewana graveyard. Special thanks to N’Mninoeyaa Palliative Care Lisa, Denise and Julie. Also to the staff at the SAH Cancer Clinic. In lieu of flowers memorial contributions to Autism Ontario and SAH Cancer Care Clinic would be greatly appreciated.

“Love You More”