Jim Goodchild

Obituary of Jim Goodchild

James Frederick George Goodchild “Jim” Passed away at the Orillia Soldiers’ Memorial Hospital on Wednesday November 24th, 2021 at the age of 79. Beloved husband and friend of Margaret Goodchild (nee McCleary). 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 be missed and lovingly remembered by his family and friends. Cremation has taken place. A celebration of Jim's life will be held At the Simcoe Funeral Home, 38 James Street E. Orillia on Friday May 6th 2022 at 11:00 a.m. preceded by a Royal Canadian Legion Service Branch 34. 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

Celebration of Life

11:00 am - 12:00 pm
Friday, May 6, 2022
Simcoe Funeral Home
38 James Street East
Orillia, Ontario, Canada


Georgian Bay Cremation Services
90 Toronto Road
Flesherton, Ontario, Canada


Will be held at the Simcoe Funeral Home reception Centre following the Celebration of Jim's life

Memorial Donations

The Lighthouse (to purchase $5 Tim Horton’s Gift Cards) or to The Royal Canadian Legion Branch 34 Orillia