Passed away at the Orillia Soldiers' Memorial Hospital on Wednesday November 24th, 2021 at the age of 79. Beloved husband of Margaret Goodchild (nee McCleary) for 54 years. Loving father of Susan Herzog (Thomas), Chris Goodchild (Cathy) and Tim Goodchild (Jean). Proud grandfather of Tyler, Sarah, Lindsey, Hailey and Noah. Predeceased by his brothers Wayne Goodchild and John Goodchild (Norma). Loving son of the late George and Stella Goodchild. Jim will be missed and lovingly remembered by his family and friends. Cremation has taken place. A celebration of life will be held at a later date. Jim was a proud member of the Royal Canadian Air Force (RCAF) and an active member of the Royal Canadian Legion, Branch 34 in Orillia. He cared for the vulnerable in our community. He always blessed those in need with a $5 gift. The family would like to honor him by continuing to provide these gifts in Jim's name. Please consider making a donation to the Lighthouse to purchase $5 Tim Horton's Gift Cards or to The Royal Canadian Legion Branch 34 Orillia. Donations may be made through the Simcoe Funeral Home, 38 James St E Orillia (705) 327-0221. Messages of condolence are welcomed www.simcoefuneralhome.ca
Published by Simcoe County News on Nov. 27, 2021.