Douglas Malcolm Small

May 29, 1934 ~ February 15, 2019 (age 84)


   Comfortably and surrounded by his family, Douglas Malcolm Small in his 85th year  passed very peacefully Friday February 15, 2019 at the St Thomas  Elgin General Hospital.  Douglas is survived by his loving wife  of 52 yrs,Beverly [McDowell]Small. Devoted father of Brenda and  Rick Myers, Kenneth and Jennifer Small. His grandchildren  Mikayla[Jake Campbell],Jayden Myers, Brent, Evan, Reed and Rowan  Small were the most important part of his life.Special cousin of  William Whitlock.He will be missed by his cat Tommy. Survived by  his sister Maxine Baldwin. Predeceased by his parents Malcolm and Jean [Campbell] Small , his brothers Donald and Melvin, sister in law Helen Small.He had many special nieces and nephews, Janna, Douglas and Martha Stirling,Robert Stirling and  families, Glenn and Jane Small and families, Marion Small and  family, Sharron Rollin and family.  Douglas was a kind and gentle family man who lived his whole life in Dunwich Twsp where he was a proud farmer for many years with his two brothers. In earlier  years he loved to curl and lawn bowl.Member of the Iona  Christian Fellowship Church and Life Member of the Optimist Club of Wallacetown.  Friends and family will be received at Arn  Funeral Home 193 Shackleton St. Dutton [519-762-2416]Thursday  February 21 2-4 & 7-9 pm where the Service will be held Friday  February 22, 2019 at 11:00 am.  Cremation to follow. Interment of ashes at a later date.  Donations in memory of Douglas to the  Iona Christian Fellowship Church, West Elgin Daffodil Auxiliary,  Alzheimer's Society or St. Thomas Elgin General Hospital  gratefully accepted.
Our family is very thankful to the Elgin General Hospital for the quality of care Douglas received the past few weeks.

" I'll hold you in my Heart until I hold you in Heaven"

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