Wayne Nicholson formerly of Parkhill, passed away on Sunday, March 10, 2019 in his 66th year at his residence in Chesley, Ontario. Wayne will be missed by his sister Karon Gooding and is predeceased by his parents Garfield(1988) and Edna Nicholson (2011), brother Stephen Nicholson(2008), brother in law Gerald Gooding(2012), niece Sherri (2010) and Great nephew Derek (2017). Uncle of Keith Nicholson and Brian (Jen) Gooding, Wayne was also the Great uncle of Jessika (Danny), Taylor, Megan, Matthew and Haley Gooding and Mirrissa, Adam and Alex Nicholson
Wayne grew up on the family farm in West Williams Township where he enjoyed cash crop and dairy farming, followed later by pig farming. Wayne loved working hard and particularly working the ground and even doing a little landscaping at times. Remaining on the farm until the day came that the farm would be sold, Wayne later moved into the town of Parkhill and lived with his parents there until their passing. Never one of conform to the rules and expectations of others, but always known as a quiet, hardworking individual, Wayne moved to Mt. Brydges and eventually made his way to Chesley in his most recent years, settling at Chesley Place. Wayne will be remembered for his great love of farming.
Family will meet at M.Box & Son Funeral Home, 183 Broad Street in Parkhill on Friday, March 15, at 1pm and travel to the West Williams Cemetery for a service to remember and celebrate Wayne’s life. Arrangements are entrusted to M.Box & Son Funeral Home. Please leave a memory or condolence online at www.GilpinFuneralChapel.com