Wednesday, October 21, 2015



David Nixon Needham of R.R. #4, Kincardine passed away at Grey Bruce Health Services - Owen Sound on Sunday, Oct. 11, 2015, in his 74th year.

Beloved husband of the late Jean Needham (née Draper).

Dear father of Sandra Brown (John Cronshaw) of R.R. #2, Ripley and Bill (Elisha) Needham of Kincardine.

Cherished grandpa of  Jamie (Kristen) Brown, Lisa (Tagan) Crimmings, Kerri Brown, Lee Ann (Darren) Maki, Bertram (Marisa) Cronshaw and Greg (Leanne) Cronshaw, Candice Needham (Rob MacPhee), Kaitlyn Needham and Paige and Cody McLelland; and great-grandpa of Cassie Johnston-Brown, J.J.  and Emma Brown, Cade and Ava Crimmings, Carter MacPhee, Jayden and Colton Maki, Charlotte and William Cronshaw and Jack and Ethan Cronshaw.

Sadly missed by his sister Delila Geddes of Goderich, his brother-in-law Harvey (Paula) Draper of London and his sister-in-law Katherine (Mark) Dylowicz of Bowmanville.  Predeceased by his brother-in-law Ron Geddes and nephews Ron and Robert Geddes and Michael Hawke.

Visitation was held from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. on Wednesday, Oct. 14, 2015, at the Davey-Linklater Funeral Home in Kincardine from where the funeral service was held at 1 p.m. on Thursday, Oct. 15, 2015, with Pastor Kenneth Craig officiating. Pallbearers were Bill Needham, Jamie Brown, Art Koberinski, Jim Geddes, Pete Ravelle and Wayne Zettler.  Honourary pallbearers were Ron McGarvey, Bill Stewart and Hugh MacKay.

Interment Kincardine Cemetery.

Memorial donations to the Heart and Stroke Foundation, Canadian Diabetes Association or the Kincardine Food Bank would be appreciated as expressions of sympathy. Portrait and memorial available online at



Brent Giles “Ben” Newns of R.R. #2, Tiverton passed away at the South Bruce Grey Health Centre-Kincardine, on Monday, Oct. 5, 2015, in his 59th year.

Dear father of Brent Newns (Renée Indoe) of R.R. #1, Mildmay.

Loved grandfather of Shelby and Danica.

Beloved son of Phyllis (Scheuneman) Newns of Georgetown and the late Norman Newns.

Cherished brother of Steve (Linda) Newns of Parry Sound and Kevin (Jane) Newns of Georgetown.

Sadly missed by his “canine friend” Murdoch.

Fondly remembered by his close friends Jim Quinn, Ron Cavanaugh, Ron “Mitch” Mitchinson, Ed Yule, Fred Nantais, Al Webster and Jeremy Nantais.

A Celebration of Life will be held at a later date.

Memorial donations to the Salvation Army, Kincardine Food Bank or a charity of your choice would be appreciated as expressions of sympathy. Portrait and memorial available online at