Of Owen Sound, peacefully at Grey Bruce Health Services Owen Sound on Friday, May 27, 2016. James Melrose “Jim” Waddington at the age of 87 years. Beloved husband of Roberta for 66 years. Devoted father of Sandra Waddington and her husband Andrew Ross, of Victoria, BC, and Dave and his wife Bettyanne, of Hepworth. Cherished grandpa of Katie and Scott. In keeping with Jim’s wishes, cremation has taken place. Family will gather for a private ceremony at Boyd Cemetery (Shallow Lake). James’ family wish to express their gratitude to the doctors and nursing staff of the ICU and CCU of the Owen Sound Hospital for their compassion and care. In lieu of flowers, donations to the GBHS Foundation (Owen Sound) would be appreciated and can be made through the Thomas C. Whitcroft Funeral Home & Chapel, 814 Bruce Rd. 8, Sauble Beach (519) 422-0041.