Jim passed away peacefully in his 78th year, on January 9, 2021 with family by his side at Dr. Bob Kemp Hospice. Beloved husband of 54 years to Carol (Nee McKay), dearly loved dad to Tammy Knox (Wes) and Jim (Tanya), Adored poppa to six grandchildren and four great-grandchildren. Dear brother to Marlene Zettle (John) and predeceased by his brother John (Barbara). The McKay Clan, many nieces, nephews, cousins and friends are left with great memories of him. Jim loved his cars, traveling and spending time with family and friends. He retired from the H.P.H. after many years of service. Special thanks to Dr. A. Neville, Dr. S. Winemaker and Dr. W. Ozkowski and all the staff for taking care of Jim over the past nine years. Also, thank you to Dr. Russell and staff at D.B.K. Hospice. In lieu of flowers, donations to Dr. Bob Kemp Hospice would be appreciated. Celebration of his life will take place at a later date.
Published in The Hamilton Spectator on Jan. 13, 2021.