James Costie

James "Jim" Costie

Friday, March 20th, 1942 Saturday, April 18th, 2020

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Obituary for James "Jim" Costie

James “Jim” Warren Costie, of Walkerton passed away peacefully on Saturday, April 18, 2020 at the South Bruce Grey Health Centre, Durham at the age of 78.

Beloved husband of Joanne (nee Bennett). Loving father of Stephen (Elsa) of Lunenburg, NS and Michelle (Peter) Rich of Kincardine. Cherished grandfather of Nicholas (Nathalia) Costie, Sean (Julie) Costie, Nathalie Costie, Austin and Brady Rich and great-grandfather of Leila, Amaya, Chloe and Luke. Dear brother of Don (Kay) Costie of Walkerton and Margaret Green of Bayfield and brother-in-law of Ron Payne of Stoney Creek and Rosemary Cooper of Hamilton. He will be remembered by his many nieces and nephews.

Jim was predeceased by his sisters Evelyn (Albert) Johnson, Elsie (Bob) Tindale and Rosalind Payne; brother-in-law Ed Green; parents-in-law John and Margaret Bennett and parents Hugh and Dorothy (nee Maine) Costie.

Jim was born in Hamilton on March 20, 1942. In 1970 he and his wife Joanne moved to Walkerton, where they were proud owners of the Dunkeld Hotel for 49 years. His infectious smile, big heart and sense of humour will be deeply missed by all his family and friends.

A private family service will be held at 2:00 p.m. on Wednesday, April 22, 2020 at Cameron Funeral Home, Walkerton. Fr. Leszek Szczygiel officiating. A Celebration of Life will be held at a later date.

A live stream of the service will be available, and a link will be provided through Jim's memorial page.

Interment in Calvary Cemetery, Walkerton.

Memorial donations to the Heart & Stroke Foundation or the Lung Association would be appreciated as expressions of sympathy.

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  • Private Family Service

    Wednesday, April 22nd, 2020 | 11:00am
    Cameron Funeral Home, Walkerton
    1106 Yonge Street South
    Walkerton, ON
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    Wednesday, April 22nd, 2020
    Fr. Leszek Szczygiel
  • Interment

    Wednesday, April 22nd, 2020 | 11:30am
    Calvary Cemetery, Walkerton
    1446 Highway 9
    Walkerton, Ontario
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    Wednesday, April 22nd, 2020


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Sharon Kelly Hope

Condolences to All. Treasured memories of Jimmy during my 3 years working at Dunkeld Tavern.
Comment | Posted at 10:45am via Condolence

Pauline Gay

Dear Michelle "Puddy",
Our sincerest condolences. You and your family are in our thoughts and prayers. Your family has taken of us from when we first moved and went to Dunkeld to today when my mum cherishes each visit with you. Love Pauline, Bob, Pauline, David, AJ, Zack, and Josh
Comment | Posted at 12:50pm via Condolence

Bob & Linda Folmer

Jim Costie you were a gem! WE always enjoyed dining at Dunkeld. Our family is sending our sincerest sympathy to you - Joanne, and your wonderful family.
Comment | Posted at 05:04pm via Condolence


Joanne, Steve and Michelle, sending you distanced support in these times. Your whole family is intertwined with my life and I can't imagine it without Jim's laugh and smile, which is emblazed in my heart. Best wishes from Leslie and Sheldon
Comment | Posted at 09:01am via Condolence


We laughed a lot, we did a lot. Rest in peace, old friend. wishes from the other "Super J" and family
Comment | Posted at 08:53am via Condolence

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