RAMESBOTTOM, James A. Lt. Col. (Ret.) - With great sadness we lost a true gentleman, patriot, father, grandfather and friend to many. Jim lost his battle to cancer on Saturday, June 23, 2012 at 82. Beloved husband to Anne (nee French - predeceased), father to Jamie, Elizabeth (Leydolt) and Kent, grandfather to Andrew, Sean, Markus, Stephan, Lauren and his extended family, father-in-law to Reiner, Sharon and Lisa. His love, wisdom, friendship, humour and integrity will be sorely missed. Lifelong member of the Argyll Sutherland and Highlanders of Canada, Lt. Col. of the Regiment from '69 to '72 and Hon. Lt. Col. from '98 to '04. Jim remained a member of the Argyll Senate until his death. Friends will be received at the DODSWORTH & BROWN Funeral Home ANCASTER CHAPEL, 378 Wilson St. E., Ancaster, ON, Wednesday, June 27th, 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. Service at 11 a.m., Thursday, June 28th, Central Presbyterian Church, 165 Charlton Ave. W., Hamilton. Reception to follow. In lieu of flowers, donations to the Dr. Bob Kemp Hospice and The Argyll Regimental Foundation would be appreciated. Online condolences available at www.dbancaster.ca Albainn Gu Brath
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Published in the Toronto Star on June 26, 2012