Born April 7, 1932 – sustained a head injury in a fall Thursday, January 2, 2020 and passed away peacefully at the Sault Area Hospital, on Monday, January 6, 2020.
Clive was born in Sheguiandah, Manitoulin Island but moved as an 8 year old with his family to Jocelyn Township on St. Joseph Island. He was the epitome of a family man. Loving husband of (Rev.) Faye (nee Fillingham) for 49 years. Proud father of Rod (Beth) and Trevor (Jennifer). Dear father-in-law of Catie Stevens. Doting grandfather of Lauren, Jeffrey & Adam, Alyssa & Evan and Peighton Baron. Son of Leonard and Gladys (nee Brown) Stevens. Brother of Carrie McPhee (late Bob), Harvey (Mary), Edwin (Ruth), late Wilfred (Dana), Sharon Farquhar (Gene), Wesley (Sharon), and Calvin (Julie). Cousin, uncle, and great uncle to many.
Clive’s work and interests included building, poultry farming (egg-man to many in the Sault), market gardening (primarily sweet corn [supplying the then annual CornFest], pickling cucumbers, and other vegetables), making maple syrup, school bus driving, serving as councilor and reeve in Jocelyn Township, director on Algoma Mutual Fire Insurance Board, exploring family history, playing cards, visiting, being a good neighbour, but most of all simply spending time with his own extensive family, and sharing his knowledge of family connections.
All are welcome to visit with Clive’s family and friends at Arthur Funeral Home – Barton & Kiteley Chapel (492 Wellington St. E. 705-759-2522) on Saturday, January 11, 2020 from 10:30 am until 1:30 pm. Memorial Service in the chapel at 2 pm. Rev. Pieter le Roux officiating. For those of you who might not be able to join the family in the Soo, you are more than welcome to visit them at the Legion Branch 374 (1534 10th Side Road, Richards Landing) following the funeral for a time of fellowship and refreshments. Spring interment Mountain Maple Grove Cemetery.
Memorial donations (payable by cheque) to the St. Joseph Island United Church Pastoral Charge, ARCH, Parkinson’s Canada, or a charity of your choice would be appreciated.
Please visit Arthur Funeral Home website obituaries to leave memories and condolences as a keepsake for the family.